Scholarships for study elsewhere

Information on other organisations providing scholarships for study abroad

These scholarships and awards are NOT administered by LSE, unless specifically stated. This page is intended to direct you to other organisations which may be able to offer assistance. Additional information is available from the contact address or website link. Please note that this information is shown for your interest and the Financial Support Office has no further details. Moreover, the School accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of this information. 



Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Monash University offers a number of postgraduate research scholarships. Closing date each year is normally 31 October.

More information about the Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarships


BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Travel Awards

The BEST Travel Awards are open to UK passport holders who are currently studying at a UK university or college,  or have been within the last five years, who are looking to undertake postgraduate studies in the US or Canada 

More information about the BEST Travel Award

Canada Memorial Foundation Scholarships

These scholarships are offered annually for British students or graduates wishing to pursue a postgraduate course at a university or other appropriate institution in Canada

The Scholarships, tenable for one year only, will cover air-fares, fees, maintenance and other allowances. These awards are not available for study at doctoral level.

Candidates should be United Kingdom citizens resident within the United Kingdom.  They should hold, or expect to hold, a first or upper second class Honours degree. 

More information about the Canada Memorial Foundation Scholarships, please note that the closing date is the 17th January 2016.


Chinese Government Scholarship for LSE

In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education, and trade between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs

More information about Chinese Government Scholarships 

CRCC Asia - British Council Disability Scholarship

The Disability Scholarship Program in China is run in conjunction with the British Council and is specifically intended for an academically excellent student with a disability. The selected candidates will benefit from a two-month internship program in Beijing or Shanghai, working with the British Council carrying out a general business placement.  Upon completion of the program, students are able to boost their CVs with their international internship experience, stand out from the crowd and prepare for their career ahead. 

More information about the CRCC Asia – British Council Disability Scholarship Program 


Anglo Danish Society Awards

Awards for students of Danish nationality for scholarships tenable at universities or other approved institution in the UK, with a first degree from a Danish university.  There are also scholarships for UK graduates pursuing their studies in Denmark.

In all cases preference will be given to applicants who have either embarked on postgraduate research leading to a higher degree (normally a PhD), or who are assured of being able to do so in the academic year following submission of their application.

More information about the Anglo-Danish Society


British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship

The BCCG Foundation is a charity registered in Germany. Since the formation in Germany in 1983 the Foundation has been providing financial support and partial scholarships to young British and German nationals for study or research in the Federal Republic of Germany or the United Kingdom respectively. In this way it seeks to promote understanding between the peoples and the furtherance of cultural relations between the two countries.

Citizens of the UK are eligible to apply for awards for study or research in Germany, and German citizens for awards for study or research in the UK. Applicants should be undertaking full time courses of study at universities leading to degrees, diplomas or equivalent qualifications.

More information about the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany Foundation Scholarship

DAAD Scholarships

Are you interested in studying or carrying out research at a German university?

DAAD (Deutscher Akadmischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service), a private, publicly funded, self governing organisation of higher education institutions in Germany, offers funding for study and research in Germany. Grants are available for all academic levels of study. DAAD grants are available to academic staff and students in the United Kingdom to participate in a wide variety of academic programmes. Applicants must normally be citizens of the UK and Ireland. 

More information about DAAD Scholarships

European Scholarship

The Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst is a German protestant church foundation offering scholarships to European students studying in Germany. Eligible applicants should speak an advanced level of German. There are two closing dates for these on going scholarships: 1 March for winter terms; 1 September for summer terms.

More information about the European Scholarship

Hebrew University and Technion - The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

Lady Davis Fellowships are awarded at the Hebrew University and Technion, on the basis of excellence in achievement and promise of further distinction. They are open to candidates of every race, creed, nationality and sex.

More information about the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

Hong Kong

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong's institutions.

More information about the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme



India Commonweatlh Scholarship and Fellowship Plan 2016 for citizens of the UK

As part of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP), the Government of India is offering two awards for scholarships to UK citizens wishing to study in India.

Candidates must be citizens of the United Kingdom and must meet the eligibility requirements of the course and institution at which they intend to study (courses in medicine or dentistry are not eligible).

Priority will be given to candidates who have not previously studied in India. 

All the relevant details can be found by clicking on the below link:


The Azrieli Foundation

The Azrieli Fellows Progam welcomes the best and brightest postdoctoral scholars who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in Israel. Scholars may undertake research in any field of study.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian University.

More information about the Azrieli Foundation


Daiwa Scholarships

Scholarships are offered to UK graduates to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.

More information about the Daiwa Scholarships

Tohoku University - International Graduate Programme for Advanced Science (IGPAS)

IGPAS is the first international graduate programme founded in the Japanese national universities.

More information about the Tohoku University - International Graduate Programme for Advanced Science


Korean Government Scholarship Programme for International Students

This programme supports graduate level study in Korea for international students.

More information about the Korean Government Scholarship Programme for International Students

Latin America

Institute of Latin American Studies

The School of Advanced Study has the largest postgraduate programme on Latin America in the UK. Student funding is available in the form of bursaries, fieldwork grants and hardship grants.

For further information contact:

Postgraduate Administrator
Institute of Latin American Studies
31 Tavistock Square

More information about the Institute of Latin American Studies

The Netherlands

Netherlands Fellowship Programme

NUFFIC are offering scholarships for students from a number of different nationalities to apply for funding to attend short courses in the Netherlands.

More information about the Netherlands Fellowship Programme

New Zealand


Turkish Government Scholarships

The Turkish Government has its Turkiye Scholarships Scheme targeting Foreign Students for Graduate and Research Programmes. Full guidance on applications, subject areas and the list  of Turkish Universities involved in the Turkiye Scholarships Scheme


BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Travel Awards

The BEST Travel Awards are open to UK passport holders who are currently studying at a UK university or college,  or have been within the last five years, who are looking to undertake postgraduate studies in the US or Canada 

More information about the BEST Travel Award

Cornell Club of London Summer School Scholarship

The Cornell Club of London, comprising alumni of Cornell University residing in the UK, wishes to offer its scholarship for U.K. undergraduate students. The successful applicant will receive a scholarship to cover the major costs of attending the six week summer session (June to August) at Cornell

Further information about the Cornell Summer Scholarship

Fulbright Commission

The Fulbright Awards Programme offers a wide range of exchange opportunities to UK citizens (regardless of where they reside) to study in the US.

Further information about the Fulbright Awards programme.