Scholarships criteria by country

Undergraduate scholarships

Below you can find our undergraduate scholarship criteria for each country. These are the minimum qualifications you will need to achieve to be considered for one of our scholarships and does not mean that you will automatically be awarded a scholarship.

CountryInternational Merit Scholarship (£1,500)Excellent International Student Scholarship (£5,000)Vice Chancellor Scholarship (1 year tuition)
China  75% in NCEE (Gaokao) (80% for second / third year entry) 80% in NCEE (Gaokao) 85% in NCEE (Gaokao)
Cyprus Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 18 / 90%  Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 18.5 / 93%  Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 19 / 96% 
Czech Republic Pass the Czech Maturita with an average grade of 2  Pass the Czech Maturita with an average grade of 1.5  Pass the Czech Maturita with an average grade of 1 
Ghana WASSCE + OND with 2nd Class Upper Division  WASSCE + OND with First Division  WASSCE + OND with First Division with value added also included in the application 
Greece Pass the Apolytirio with a grade of 17.8  Pass the Apolytirio with a grade of 18.1  Pass the Apolytirio with a grade of 18.6 
Hong Kong 4-4-4 (HKDSE)  5-5-5 (HKDSE)  5-5-5 (HKDSE) 
India 75-85% 85% in Standard XII  95% in Standard XII 
Indonesia SMA/MA 75-99% or D1 3.0 - 3.5  SMA/MA 100% or D1 3.5 - 4.0  SMA/MA 80-99% or D1 3.6 to 4.0 
Italy Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 75  Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 80  Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 85 
Jordan 75-84%  85-100%  90-100% 
Kenya ABB at A Level  AAB at A Level  AAA at A Level 
Lithuania Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 8  Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 8.5  Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 9 
Malaysia Diploma 3.4-3.7  Diploma 3.8-3.9  Diploma 4.0+ 
Nigeria WAEC + OND with 2nd Class Upper Division WAEC + OND with First Division WAEC / OND with First Division with value added to this included in the application
Norway Pass the VVO with an average of 4.3  Pass the VVO with an average of 4.6  Pass the VVO with an average of 4.8 
Oman 75-84%  85-100%  90-100% 
Pakistan 75% in 2 year Bachelors  85%/ (3-4 Yrs Bach)  95%/ (3-4 Yrs Bach) 
Poland Pass the Matura with average grade of 65%  Pass the Matura with average grade of 70%  Pass the Matura with average grade of 80% 
Qatar 63-74%  88-100%  90-100% 
Saudi 75-84%  85-100%  90-100% 
Singapore PC GPA 3.0 - 3.9 or PAD GPA 3.0 - 3.9, diploma 3.7  PC or PAD GPA 4.0+, diploma 3.8  PC or PAD GPA 4.0+ 
South Africa  70% in NSC 80% in NSC  85% in NSC
Spain Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 6.9  Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 7.3  Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 8 
Switzerland Pass the Certificat the Maturité / Maturitäts­zeugnis / Maturitá with 4.6  Pass the Certificat the Maturité / Maturitäts­zeugnis / Maturitá with 4.8  Pass the Certificat the Maturité / Maturitäts­zeugnis / Maturitá with 5 
Sweden Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg with an average grade of B (16.5 points)
YH - VG in 25% of the subjects
Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg with an average grade of B (17 points)
YH - VG in 75% of the subjects
Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg with more mostly A, but some Bs (18.5 points)
YH - VG in all subjects + good references and well-written personal statement
Thailand MAW 6 70-79%* or AD GPA 3.0 to 3.5  MAW 6 80-100%, or AD GPA 3.6 - 4.0  MAW 6 80-100%, or AD GPA 3.7 - 4.0 
Uganda ABB at A Level or UACE Principal Level Subjects  AAB at A Level or UACE in Principal Level Subjects  AAA at A Levels or UACE in Principal Level Subjects 
UAE 80%  90-100%  92-100% 
Zimbabwe ABB at A Level including ZIMSEC  AAB at A Level including ZIMSEC  AAA at A Level 

Postgraduate scholarships

Below you can find our postgraduate scholarship eligibility criteria for each country. These are the minimum qualifications you will need to achieve to be considered for one of our scholarships and does not mean that you will automatically be awarded a scholarship.

CountryInternational Merit Scholarship (£1,500)Excellent International Student Scholarship (£5,000)VC Scholarship (1 year tuition)
China  80% in NCEE (Gaokao) 88% in NCEE (Gaokao) 90% in NCEE (Gaokao)
Cyprus An overall of 7.00  An overall of 7.40  An overall of 8.00 
Czech Republic Average of 2  Average of 1.7  Average of 1.5 
Ghana First Class as UK  First Class (Hons) with 75% or 3.75/4.0  First Class (Hons) with 85% or 3.85/4.0 
Greece Overall of 7.00  Overall of 7.40  Overall of 8.00 
Hong Kong 75%  GPA 4.4-5.0  GPA 4.7 or higher 
India 70%  80%  90% 
Indonesia GPA 3.0-3.7  GPA 3.6 - 4.0 / A  GPA 3.8 or higher 
Italy Overall of 85  Overall of 91  Overall of 95 
Jordan GPA 3.0 - 3.64  GPA 3.65 - 4.0   GPA 3.8 or higher 
Kenya First Class as UK  First Class (Hons) as UK  First Class (Hons) with 75% 
Lithuania Average of 8.0  Average of 8.4  Average of 8.9 
Malaysia GPA 3.4-3.7  GPA 3.8-3.9  GPA 3.8 or higher 
Nigeria First Class as UK First Class (Hons) as UK First Class (Hons) with 80% or 3.6/4.0
Norway Mixture of B-Cs  Mostly B and some C 
Oman GPA 3.0 - 3.3  GPA 3.65 - 4.0   GPA 3.8 or higher 
Pakistan 75% in 2 year Bachelors  80%  90% 
Poland 4.5  4+ 
Qatar GPA 3.6-4.39  GPA 3.7 - 4.0   GPA 3.8 or higher 
Saudi GPA 2.5 - 3.64  GPA 3.5 - 4.0  GPA 3.8 or higher 
Singapore 4.0 system 3.20-3.59 or 5.0 syste, 4.0 - 4.49  GPA 4.5 - 5.0  GPA 4.7 or higher 
South Africa  70% in NSC 75% in NSC First Class (Hons) with 80% in NSC
Spain 6.5  7.5 
Switzerland 5 / Magna cum Laude  5.2  5.5 
Sweden AF = Mixture of B-Cs
UV = Mixture of G and VG
UM = Mixture of Ba and AB
TH = Mixture of 4 and 5 
AF = Mostly B and some C
UV = Mostly VG and some G
UM = Mostly Ba and some AB
TH = Mostly 4 and some 5 
AF = Mostly A and some B
UV = VG
UM = Mostly AB and some Ba
TH = Mostly 5 and some 4
Thailand GPA 3.0/B - 3.6/B+   GPA 3.60 - 4.0  GPA 3.8 or higher 
Uganda First Class as UK  First Class (Hons) as UK  First Class (Hons) with 75% 
UAE GPA 2.7 - 3.3  16/20  18/20 
Zimbabwe First Class as UK  First Class (Hons) as UK  First Class (Hons) with 75%