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)
Canada High School Certificate or GED - 80-85%, A High School Certificate or GED - 85-90%, A High School Certificate or GED - 90-100%, A
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 
Ecuador Título de Tecnólogo - 90% Título de Tecnólogo - 95% Título de Tecnólogo - 100%
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% in Standard XII 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 
International Baccalaureate 32 points 34 points Over 36/38 points
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 Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80%
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 / Advanced Diploma CGPA: 3.4-3.7  Diploma / Advanced Diploma CGPA: 3.8-3.9  Diploma / Advanced Diploma CGPA: 4.0+ 
Mexico Técnico Superior Universitario / Profesional Asociado - 90% Técnico Superior Universitario / Profesional Asociado - 95% Técnico Superior Universitario / Profesional Asociado - 1000%
Nicaragua Técnico Superior - 90% Técnico Superior - 95% Técnico Superior - 100%
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 Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80%
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 Thananwiya Amma  80% Thananwiya Amma  80% Thananwiya Amma  80%
Saudi Arabia Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80%
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 
United States High School Diploma 3.4 + AP 4s / high SATs High School Diploma 3.8 + AP 4s / high SATs High School Diploma 4.0 + AP 5s / very high SATs
UAE Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80% Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate) 80%
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. Unless otherwise stated, a Bachelors degree is a required qualification.

CountryInternational Merit Scholarship (£1,500)Excellent International Student Scholarship (£5,000)VC Scholarship (1 year tuition)
Canada

Bachelor degree (hons) 80-85%

GPA 3.7

Bachelor degree (hons) 85-90%

GPA 3.8/4

Bachelor degree (hons) 90-100%

GPA 3.9/4

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 
Ecuador Titulo de Licenciado
90%
Titulo de Licenciado
95%
Titulo de Licenciado
100%
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 Bachelors Degree CGPA:3.4-3.7  Bachelors Degree CGPA:3.8-3.9  Bachelors Degree CGPA: 3.8 or higher 
Mexico Licenciatura/Licenciado - 9 Licenciatura/Licenciado - 9.5 Licenciatura/Licenciado - 10
Nicaragua Licenciatura/Licenciado - 90% Licenciatura/Licenciado - 95% Licenciatura/Licenciado - 100%
Nigeria First Class as UK First Class (Hons) with 75% or 3.75/4.0  First Class (Hons) with 85% or 3.85/4.0 
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 (Hons) degree First Class (Hons) degree with 75% First Class (Hons) degree with 80%
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% 
United States

Bachelor degree (hons) 80-85%

GPA 3.7

Bachelor degree (hons) 85-90%

GPA 3.8/4

Bachelor degree (hons) 90-100%

GPA 3.9/4

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%