External scholarships

Information for international 2017/18 postgraduates

Learn more about external scholarships

As well as the scholarship and bursary that are unique to Liverpool John Moores University, you could also consider applying for an external scholarship as outlined below.

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

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for developing Commonwealth country citizens


What is it?

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

Liverpool John Moores University currently have a part funding agreement with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and we have two places available for developing a Commonwealth country citizen.

Am I eligible to apply?

The University invites applications from students who would like to study the following courses at a Masters level:

  • Health Psychology
  • International Journalism
  • International Public Health
  • International Transport Trade and Logistics
  • Global Crime, Justice and Security
  • Port Management

How to apply

To apply, please use the CSC's Electronic Application System (EAS). You should also apply for one of the eligible Masters programmes outlined above via the LJMU online application form

Hodgson Law Scholarship

Award: Tuition fees and a £6,000 maintenance allowance

What is it?

The Hodgson Law Scholarship are initiated by the Hodgson Will Trust. The Hodgson Law Scholars committee will choose two or more scholars each year from college and university applicants worldwide.

Am I eligible to apply?

Talented law students who wish to study full-time at the School of Law at Liverpool John Moores University or the Liverpool Law School at the University of Liverpool and pursue a postgraduate degree in law.

Learn more about the Hodgson Law Scholarship