Subject-specific awards

Faculties and Schools across the University have developed a range of subject-specific schemes to support students.

We're currently in the process of confirming the scholarships and schemes available for next year. We'll continue to update this page with information when it becomes available.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Manchester International Excellence scholarships

The Manchester International Excellence scholarships are open to fee-paying undergraduate students from Bangladesh, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.

Awards will be made to the highest-performing applicants and based on the information provided in the UCAS application. For 2023 entry, there are 50 competitive scholarships available. The award is £4,000 for the first year of study and then £1,500 per year of study, up to Year 4.

To be considered for this scholarship, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • be an international fee-paying, self-funded student from one of the countries listed above;
  • be holding an offer of a place for a full-time undergraduate course in the Faculty of Science and Engineering;
  • have accepted this offer and made The University of Manchester your firm choice on UCAS by the end of June;
  • maintain a 60% average performance each year of your undergraduate studies and engage with marketing activities to support future students who apply from these regions;
  • ensure you're fully registered with your Department on an undergraduate degree course as a new student.

There'll be no separate application form. All eligible international students who're holding an offer of a place within the Faculty of Science and Engineering will automatically be considered for a scholarship. Awards will be given on academic merit.

More information

If you're looking for scholarships from one of the other Faculties, they may have more information on their websites. If you're not sure which Faculty your subject falls into, you can check our list of Faculties and Schools