Generous financial support is available to UK, EU and international postgraduate students to help cover the cost of tuition fees.

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UK and EU Students

St George's Principal's Scholarships

In September 2017 we are introducing our Principal’s Scholarships Scheme which will cover your entire tuition fees for:

  • Applied Exercise for Health MSc
  • Biomedical Science MRes and all of its pathways
  • Genomic Medicine MSc
  • Global Health MSc and all of its pathways
  • Healthcare Practice MSc
  • Rehabilitation MSc
  • Sports Cardiology MSc

St George’s MSc Physician Associate Students Awards

Physician associates are a fast growing profession within the NHS. If you are thinking of applying to this course, you can take advantage of scholarship awards of up to £3,000.

International students

St George’s International Health Fellowship

In September 2017 we are introducing our International Health Fellowship, which will cover your entire tuition fee. It is available to one outstanding candidate on one of these programmes: 

  • Applied Exercise for Health MSc
  • Biomedical Science MRes and all of its pathways
  • Genomic Medicine MSc
  • Global Health MSc and all of its pathways
  • Healthcare Practice MSc
  • Rehabilitation MSc
  • Sports Cardiology MSc

St George’s Global Health Excellence Scholarships

St George’s will reduce the fees by 25% for seven international students. One outstanding applicant will be selected from each of the following programmes:

  • Applied Exercise for Health MSc
  • Biomedical Science MRes and all of its pathways
  • Genomic Medicine MSc
  • Global Health MSc and all of its pathways
  • Healthcare Practice MSc
  • Rehabilitation MSc
  • Sports Cardiology MSc

Education is GREAT Scholarships (Indian students only)

 St George’s, University of London is a participant in the GREAT Scholarship scheme, in partnership with the British Council.  Each scholarship will be given in the form of a fee reduction.  There is a single award available for each of the following programmes:

Biomedical Science BSc Hons
and MSci (inc. all of its pathways) 
40% year 1 fees
Genomic Medicine MSc  30% tuition fees
Biomedical Science MRes and all of its pathways 30% tuition fees
Sports Cardiology MSc  30% tuition fees

 

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Scholars with leadership potential. Awards are for a one-year Master’s degree.

Applicants should be high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. Chevening Scholars come from over 160 countries and territories worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU). Applicants must apply to both St George’s and Chevening.

Applications for 2018/19 Chevening Scholarships will open on 8 August 2017. Sign up for alerts and see more information at www.chevening.org or contact our International Office by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

St George’s will contribute a 20% tuition fee reduction to successful applicants. The eligible programmes are:

  • Applied Exercise for Health MSc
  • Biomedical Science MRes and all of its pathways
  • Genomic Medicine MSc
  • Rehabilitation MSc
  • Sports Cardiology MSc

Commonwealth Scholarships

About the commonwealth scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) is an international scholarship programme that awards funding for postgraduate study to academically excellent citizens of Commonwealth countries. More broadly, the CSC aims to promote equal opportunity, gender equity and cultural exchange. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

All postgraduate scholarships which international students are eligible to apply for may also apply for the Commonwealth Scholarships, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate strong relevance to development.

Applicants must apply to both St George’s and The Commonwealth Scholarship Committee. See the Commonwealth Scholarships website for more information.

Other international scholarships from your country



St George’s participates in the following scholarship programmes. For more information, please contact the scheme provider in your country.

Argentina     BEC scholarships
Canada         Federal and provincial aid
Colombia    Culfuturo scholarships
Peru         PRONABEC scholarship
USA         Federal and private loans

 

Alumni

Our alumni will also benefit from a tuition fee discount of 10%. This can also be taken off the remaining tuition fee if awarded a Scholarship. Read more about alumni discount

How to apply

There is no seperate scholarship application.  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of your programme application.  We look for applicants who can demonstrate vigorous academic results, a compelling personal statement and, where applicable, a strong interview.

If you are applying to Physician Associate Studies MSc, you should submit a 500-word essay demonstrating why you should receive the scholarship. You will receive more information about this in your offer letter.

Deadline

  • Physician Associate Studies: your completed course application will need to be submitted by midnight on 30 April 2017
  • All other courses (listed above): your completed course application will need to be submitted by midnight on 2 June 2017
  • Scholarship decisions for courses starting in autumn 2017 will be made from 16 June 2017 and communicated from 19 June 2017.

Terms and Conditions

Assessment criteria

UK, EU and International students applying for a taught postgraduate programme awarded by St George’s, as listed above, can be considered for scholarships providing they apply by the specified deadlines. You do not need to submit an additional application form. However, you may be asked to attend a physical or virtual interview.  Successful awardees will be those whom the Scholarship Committee feel will make an outstanding contribution to the academic environment at St George’s.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for consideration, you must:

  • Apply to study a taught postgraduate course full-time or for UK/EU students, part-time for a maximum of four years
  • Apply to study a full MSc or MRes award
  • Be self-funding - courses fully funded by the NHS or students receiving employer or sponsor funding are not eligible for consideration
  • Be made an offer on the course to start in the 2017/18 academic year

The best applicants across all relevant programmes will be considered for the scholarships. Your application will be scored based on:

  • Your degree classification
  • Your personal statement
  • Your work experience
  • Your interview

 


Last Updated: Friday, 17 March 2017 10:04