International Students


Scholarships for international students.

Scholarships are available to help you with the financial costs of going to university. To help widen access to our courses we've gathered together scholarships provided by the University, as well as other organisations, for which you may be eligible. If you have any questions about getting a scholarship please email

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The highly coveted Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities. For more details visit

Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission supports over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development. Awards are funded by the Department for International Development, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and the Scottish Government, in conjunction with UK universities. For more details visit

University of Portsmouth School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Scholarships

A number of scholarships are available in our Faculty of Science for students from Nigeria and Ghana. They take the form of a 20% fee reduction for a selection of full-time postgraduate courses. To find out which courses qualify and for more details visit Faculty of Science Postgraduate Scholarships.