Subject-specific awards

Faculties and Schools across the University have developed a range of subject-specific schemes to support students for 2024 entry.

Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Manchester International Excellence scholarships

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is proud to offer 30 International scholarships to students from a selection of countries commencing their studies in 2024.  

The Manchester International Excellence scholarships are open to fee-paying undergraduate students from Bangladesh, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, 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 2024 entry, there are 30 competitive scholarships available.  The award is £3,500 per year (up to 4 years of study). 

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 will be no separate application form. All eligible international students who are 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. 

The awards are also available to students completing a foundation year.

Payment will not be made during the Industrial Experience Year.

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