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St Mary's International Scholarship

St Mary’s offers a number of partial scholarships to non-EU students which are awarded as tuition fee discounts. Details of awards for January and September 2020 entry will be announced by mid-October.

Other scholarships

St Mary's University – GREAT Scholarships 2019 – East Asia


This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, St Mary’s University Twickenham will be offering scholarships to students from the following countries:


Chinese students applying for the MSc International Business Management or MSc Chronic Disease Management for January 2020 entry only.

This scholarship scheme is part of the “GREAT Scholarships 2019 - East Asia” campaign, which has been launched by the British Council together with 28 UK universities to support more students in East Asia to get access to the excellent UK higher education opportunities. 

The total value of the scholarship scheme is nearly £1 million. This scholarship scheme will offer an exciting opportunity for East Asian students wishing to get financial support to pursue study on degree levels in the UK. Students can apply for courses in subjects including engineering, law, business, art and design, biosciences, IT and more, at the 28 institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Value of scholarship


One postgraduate scholarships of £10,000 available for students enrolling on the MSc International Business Management or MSc Chronic Disease Management in January 2020.

How to apply

Applicants do not need to make a separate scholarship application and will be considered automatically for a scholarship after being made an offer of study.  A panel will assess offer holders based on candidates’ prior academic achievement and personal statements.  The scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and therefore candidates who apply for their programme of study early may have a greater opportunity of success. 

Please note that applicants should be passport holders of China. 

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2019, please visit the British Council’s country website in your country.


Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

This is a full scholarship for selected postgraduate taught courses.  This Scholarship is offered to one student per year, for one of the following postgraduate taught courses:

  • Bioethics and Medical Law
  • Chairty Management
  • Migration, Organised Crime, and Human Trafficking 
  • Chronic Disease Management 

How to apply

All applicants for this scholarship will need to first apply for admission to St Mary’s as a postgraduate student and then submit a separate electronic application for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship via the Commission’s Electronic Application System.

Further information, including application procedures for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship can be found on the Commission Website.


Scholarship application process opens January 12, 2019 and closes March 7, 2019.