Awards and scholarships

Surrey International Scholarship for Excellence 2018 entry

Tuition fee discounts up to £5,000 are available for high-calibre international students applying to study postgraduate taught courses starting in September 2018.

How the scholarship programme works

The Surrey International Scholarship for Excellence is aimed at high-calibre international students from the following countries:


  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

Middle East

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Turkey

South Asia

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Pakistan

South East Asia

  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Awards are available for international applicants to all eligible* postgraduate taught courses starting in September 2018 within the Surrey Business School, the School of Economics, the School of Law and the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.


Offer holders who fulfil the above criteria and who achieve either a UK 2:1 or a first-class honours degree or overseas equivalent are eligible (see our typical equivalencies). 

  • For programmes requiring a 2:1 we will award £5,000 for offer holders achieving a first-class honours (or equivalent) and £2,500 for those achieving a 2:1 with honours (or equivalent)
  • For programmes requiring a 2:2 we will offer a scholarship of £2,500 for all offer holders achieving a 2:1 with honours (or equivalent)

Offer holders that comply with the criteria will be considered and all qualifying offer holders will be notified by email. Full terms and conditions are available on the website. The award will be paid in the form of a tuition fee discount. Final decisions on the eligibility of applicants and allocation of scholarships will be made by the University of Surrey’s International Student Recruitment office.

Contact us

For all enquiries please contact our International Student Recruitment office.