Keele University's students come together from a range of countries and backgrounds. The University is committed to encouraging a diverse, merit-based community and it offers scholarships for international students.
There are four scholarship options for eligible Keele University International Study Centre students who successfully progress from their pathway programmes to Keele University.
Find out below how you can apply for scholarships and get a discount on your tuition fees.
The Excellence Scholarship is an award paid yearly to international undergraduate students who attain the highest grades in their pre-entry qualifications, regardless of household income levels. Awards of £2,500 per year of study are available across a wide range of subject areas.
This award can be combined with the Developing Countries Scholarship if you are eligible.
You do not need to submit a separate application for an award. International applicants holding offers for selected undergraduate programmes will automatically be considered for the Keele International Excellence Scholarship when the University assesses your application and receives official evidence of your entry qualifications.
Awards of £1,000 per year of study are available to international students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries (as defined by the World Bank as at December 2018).
If you are eligible, this award can be combined with the Keele International Excellence Scholarship.
Students from the following countries (who have successfully completed the International Foundation Year or International Year One) are eligible for the scholarship:
Please note that this list is defined by the World Bank and Keele University compiles this list annually.
Students from the following countries who have successfully completed the Pre-master's programme are eligible for the scholarship
If you hold an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate programme, you will automatically be considered for the Keele Developing Countries Scholarship.
All EU and international Keele alumni are eligible for a 20% tuition fee discount on postgraduate courses.
EU and international students who have graduated from Keele University or a Keele programme delivered overseas are eligible. Pre-Master's students will need to meet progression requirements in order to claim the scholarship.
Students must be taking a taught postgraduate course at Keele University to at least 120 credits. The award will be offered for some lower credit courses providing total credit study within the academic year exceeds 40 credits, full details below.
This award can be combined with other Keele scholarships (if eligible). Please note, however, that the 20% discount will be applied after all other award discounts have been applied.
If you meet the entry requirements, you will be given the discount automatically.