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International Student Scholarships

£3,000 (off the cost of your tuition fees)

There are up to 15 St Mary's International Student Scholarships available to new, full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree students.

The scholarships are open to prospective full-time, on-campus students in any subject area.

You can apply for a St Mary's Scholarship award if you are an international student (Non-EU) and have an offer of a place on a degree programme at St Mary's University for 2017/18 entry.

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In order to be considered you must submit:

  • A certified copy of your most recent qualification along with an official transcript from the institution it was awarded by.
  • A personal statement, no more than 500 words in length, outlining your study and career objectives and how you would contribute to St Mary's and its mission.

Scholarship applications will be considered holistically based on a your academic record, taking into account test scores, grades and any special academic achievements. You must also be able to demonstrate an outstanding personal profile as evidenced in your personal statement.

The Personal Statement forms an important part of the selection process. You should consider writing about your educational background; extracurricular activities; why you want to come to London; the impact that you've made in your community; what you will contribute to St Mary's University; and how this degree will benefit your future career.


Each scholarship is worth £3,000 off the cost of your first year tuition fee. These rewards are not renewable after the first year of study.


Each scholarship is worth £3,000 off the total cost of your tuition fee.

If you have any questions about the application and selection procedure, please contact

Please note: applications for 2017 entry close on Sunday 21st May 2017.

What happens next?

Once you have submitted the scholarship application you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have been successful we will notify you by Friday 2nd June 2017. The Scholarship award will then be automatically deducted from your first year's total tuition fee cost.

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
  • Charity Management
  • Migration, Organised Crime and Human Trafficking
  • Chronic Disease Management

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 Commissions Website.

Higher Education Scholarships for Palestine (HESPAL)

The HESPAL Scholarship is a joint award offered by the British Council and St Mary's University, Twickenham to help junior academic staff in Palestinian universities achieve an English Master's degree in a subject that will benefit their home institution in the Palestinian Territories.

Find out more about HESPAL