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Scholarships for international applicants

Information for international applicants

Scholarships for international applicants

A prestigious scholarship or bursary could help fund your studies

If you’re an outstanding international student, you could receive one of the following:

External scholarships

As well as the scholarship and bursary outlined above, which are both unique to LJMU, you could also consider applying for an external scholarship. Explore the tabs below to find out more about external scholarships.

Science without Borders

Award: Tuition fees and accommodation costs

What is it?

Science without Borders (Ciência sem Fronteiras) is a Brazilian government scholarship programme. The programme aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students on undergraduate sandwich courses, PhD sandwich courses and full PhDs to study a broad range of subjects in top universities around the world.

Am I eligible to apply?

You can apply if you are:

  • a Brazilian student
  • planning to study an undergraduate sandwich programmes at Liverpool John Moores University over the next four years

Learn more about the Science Without Borders scholarship 

Chevening Scholarship

Award: Most scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance, a return airfare to the UK, plus grants to cover essential expenditure. Some scholarships cover either tuition fees or allowances.

What is it?

Chevening Scholarships is the UK government’s global scholarship programme, which is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

Most Chevening Scholarships cover:

  • tuition fees
  • a living allowance (at a set rate for one individual)
  • an economy class return airfare to the UK
  • additional grants to cover essential expenditure

However, some scholarships cover part of the cost of studying in the UK. For example, tuition fees only or allowances only.

Chevening Scholarship alumni

Chevening alumni have an excellent record of rising to positions of leadership across a wide range of fields, including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. Alumni include Baldwin Spencer, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Anote Tong, the President of Kiribati and Jorma Ollila, the Non-Executive Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and Chairman of NOKIA.

Some Chevening Scholarship alumni work as MPs, leading journalists, or policy advisers to non-governmental organizations and think tanks. Others occupy senior positions in commercial organisations. Where could a Chevening Scholarship take you?

Learn more about the Chevening Scholarship

Contact us

Get in touch with the International Admissions team

Need some more information? Got a question?

Please get in touch with the International Admissions team.

The team will be happy to help you.

2nd Floor Kingsway House
Hatton Garden
Liverpool
L3 2AJ 

Telephone: +44 (0)151 231 5090
Email: international@ljmu.ac.uk