Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme provides a full fee waiver on full-time or part-time research degrees. International students and those from the EU are eligible.
To be eligible for our Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship you must:
Have a first-class honours degree
Achieved Distinction at taught Master’s level
Have been recommended on the basis of your Master’s by Research by your supervisor and academic school.
Have graduated from the University of Huddersfield in the last three years. If you are due to graduate in the current academic year, then any offer will be conditional on your degree outcome.
Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme is available for research undertaken on either a full-time or part-time basis.
Research degrees include the following awards; PhD, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Doctor of Education (EdD), Doctor of Enterprise (EntD), Doctor of Public Administration (DPA), Master of Arts by Research, Master of Science by Research and Master of Enterprise.
Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme is available for the standard registration period only; for doctoral awards this will be either 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time and for Master’s by Research awards this will be either 1 year full time or 2 years part-time. The fee waiver will not apply to any research undertaken outside of this standard registration period, including any write up period.
The University of Huddersfield reserves the right to vary or withdraw the waiver at any point in future academic years.
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How to apply?
To apply, complete our online research degree application form. Please make clear on your application that you wish to be considered for our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme.
Applications must be submitted as follows to be considered for our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Scheme:
This prestigious and highly competitive award is a full scholarship covering your tuition fees and living expenses.
Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK.
The Chevening programme was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Chevening Scholars come from more than 150 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support more than 1,500 individuals. There are over 43,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.
The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.
Full information including how to apply is available at Chevening.
These scholarships can not be awarded in conjunction with the University of Huddersfield Scholarships for new international undergraduate and Master's students.
Early payment scholarship
For applicants from China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
This is a £500 scholarship for applicants who pay their 50% deposit payment by the dates highlighted below.
The scholarship will automatically be awarded by the University admissions team on receipt of payment.
This scholarship is for the first year of study only.
This scholarship is open to applicants with a domicile of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
It applies to students applying for all undergraduate, postgraduate taught and Top-up courses starting in September 2022 and January 2023.
The scholarship is not available for Master’s with Placement or Professional Practice Programmes.
Pay 50% deposit by 31st August
Pay 50% deposit by 30th November
Returning to study at postgraduate level
At the University of Huddersfield, we recognise academic excellence by offering a merit-based scholarship of up to £4,000 to international students for a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
If you studied an undergraduate course with us, you will be able to apply for a postgraduate taught degree course using our merit-based scholarship scheme.
This scholarship will be awarded to international applicants who apply by the application deadline for each intake.