International Scholarships

International Scholarships

Helping you achieve: Scholarships for International Students studying at Cardiff Met

We believe all students deserve the opportunity to enhance their career prospects, irrespective of their financial situation. That’s why we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships and studentships to support our International students.

For students starting in September 2019

Please see scholarship eligibility and exceptions in the terms and conditions below.

Undergraduate Scholarship Award: £1,200 ​
Alumni scholarship Award: 25% reduction in course fees
The Alumni scholarship is awarded to all students who have completed a Cardiff Metropolitan undergraduate degree enrolling on taught postgraduate programmes in Cardiff.
MBA Scholarship Award: Up to £1,500
MBA Scholarship is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience
Vice Chancellor Scholarship Award: £1,500
The Vice Chancellor Scholarship, awarded to a number of our MA and MSc programmes, is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience
​South East Asia Scholarship
​Award: 50% Tuition Fees
Students from South East Asia are eligible to apply for the Cardiff Met 50% tuition fee scholarship. This is a competitive scholarship award, based on an application and interview. For further details please click here.
​Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2019. ​Scholarship opportunity for people seeking sanctuary in the UK who which to study a postgraduate taught programme. For further details please click here.


Eligibility for scholarships

All International applicants will be automatically considered for our scholarships. You will not be expected to complete a separate application, we will automatically consider students for one of these awards when we receive your application and confirmation of scholarship will be included in your offer letter.

Applicants must accept their offer by the deadline stated in our offer letter in order to be eligible for their awarded scholarship.​​

Undergraduate, Alumni, MBA and Vice Chancellor Scholarships, please note:

  • Students are entitled to one scholarship only

  • The Vice Chancellor Scholarship applies to only PG taught courses with £12,000 fee. Other specialist courses do not qualify

  • The Alumni Scholarship is available to Cardiff Metropolitan undergraduate degree holders including students from partnership institutions who study a masters on our Cardiff campus.

For eligibility and application process for the Sanctuary Award, please click here.

Scholarship Exceptions

Our International student scholarships do not apply to:

  • ​Fully sponsored students.

  • If you are sponsored by your company, government or similar, you will not be entitled to the international scholarship.

  • Students are not eligible to receive multiple scholarships from Cardiff Metropolitan.

  • The Alumni Scholarships excludes PGCE courses and postgraduate Research programmes.

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • Subject to availability

  • Subject to change - please check the information regularly to ensure you are aware of the current procedures and deadlines

  • Our Scholarships are awarded to FULL fee paying International Students ONLY. Should your fee status change from International to EU or Home (UK), you will not be eligible for the scholarship awarded by the University.

  • Students must be studying full-time, on campus to qualify for the scholarship. Distance Learning students are not eligible

  • No cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at Cardiff Met or to any other nominated recipient

  • Valid only for September 2019 entry. Scholarships cannot be deferred with an application for later entry

  • If an applicant is allocated a scholarship but then withdraws their application or does not enrol onto the course for any reason, the scholarship is forfeited

  • The university reserves the right to withdraw or not award scholarships at any point before they are allocated.

  • You must have applied by 30th June to be considered for the scholarship – applications after this date may not be considered