Scholarships for International Students

You can apply for a scholarships once you have received an offer on a course from the university. The deadline for applying for scholarships is 31st July for September start courses and 30th November for January start courses. Any applications received after the deadline cannot be accepted. Please note an individual student is only entitled to one type of scholarship, bursary or discount listed, with the exception of the £500 early bird discount.

The course being applied for must be full time and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for the discount or scholarship.

International Scholarships for 2018-2019 

Types of scholarshipsUndergraduatePlaces availablePostgraduatePlaces available
Vice Chancellor Scholarship (one year tuition fees only) Full tuition fee 1 Full tuition fee 2
Excellent International Student Scholarship £5000 £5000 
Leadership Scholarship (MBA only) Not applicable Not applicable £5000 
Best of Derbyshire Scholarship (course taught at the Buxton campus only)  £3000  £3000 

Regional High Achievers Scholarship

Regions:

  • SE Asia
  • China
  • India
  • North Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
 
£3000  5 per region  £3000  5 per region 

Colleges of Engineering and Technology and College of Business, Law and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarship*

Not applicable Not applicable £2000  

*This scholarship is available to all new international students joining the University of Derby in our September 2018 intake, along with our current international students looking to enrol on a postgraduate course within the above colleges. Students must choose a master's programme that is available in the September 2018 intake.

Discounts available

Types of discountUndergraduatePostgraduate

Partnership Discount

(applicable to all academic partners)

£1000  £1000 

Early Bird Discount 

(applicable to all applicants who pay tuition fees in full prior to CAS being issued)

£500  £500 
Referral Discount (referred by Derby Alumni)  £500  £500 
Masters Alumni Discount £500 £500

Progression Discount

For Derby 2:1 and above degree students to progress onto Derby PGT/PGR

Not applicable £2000

Please note an individual student is only entitled to one type of scholarship, bursary or discount listed, with the exception of the £500 early bird discount.

How to apply

To make an application, please download and complete our ‌International Scholarship Application Form‌‌.

For more details and support with any questions about our scholarships and discounts, please contact the International office on +44 (0)1332 591698 or international@derby.ac.uk