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International students

As an international student (from outside the European Union), you will be expected to demonstrate that you have made provision for your living costs and tuition fees in the UK.

The International Student Calculator provides more information and tools to help you plan your budget and studies in the UK.

Here is information about some of the funding opportunities for international students. However, other sources are available, as well, and you are encouraged to explore these for yourself.

City, University of London scholarships

City, University of London Global Leaders Scholarship

City is offering a minimum of 50 scholarships of £1000 to International and EU students starting an undergraduate course at City in September 2015.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and applicants' personal statements.

Eligibility criteria (for 2015 entry)

To be eligible for a Global Leaders Scholarship, you must:

  • Be an EU or international student with your home country's equivalent to A-levels (for example French Baccalaureate, Italian Maturita or US High School Diploma)
  • International students undertaking a recognised international foundation programme
  • Be applying for your first year of undergraduate study in 2015/16
  • Achieve the grades set out in the terms of your offer from City
  • Accept an offer from City as your first choice

Please note: This scholarship is not eligible to International (non UK/EU) students with overseas fee status from Cass Business School. These students from Cass are encouraged to apply via the Scholarship pages for the Cass Business School International Scholarship.

Apply for the Global Leaders Scholarship.

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship

The scholarship is aimed at students who achieve exceptional grades at ‘A’ Level or International Baccalaureate. Students are referred to the full terms and conditions for the Scholarship for the grade requirements.

To qualify for the Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship you must:

  • Be an international student (i.e. from outside the UK/EU and paying the overseas fee)
  • Be studying ‘A’ Levels or International Baccalaureate
  • Be applying for the first year of undergraduate study in 2015/16
  • Accept an offer from City as your firm choice

Register for the Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship.

Scholarships from external sources

British Council

The British Council is a good source of information about postgraduate study and funding for international students planning on studying in the UK. Search for scholarships online.

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

If you are a student from a Commonwealth country and not resident in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for scholarships offered by the ACU . Find out more about ACU scholarships.

Commonwealth Scholarships & Fellowships Plan

Scholarships under this scheme are administered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. You must be from a Commonwealth country, not resident in the UK and intending to study in the UK. Find out more about Commonwealth Scholarships & Fellowships.

More information

UKCISA provides information and advice for international students planning to study in the UK. For further information please visit the UKCISA website.

US students

City participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loans), which can provide funding to cover your tuition fees and living expenses, subject to approval by the Student Centre. For further information please visit our page about US loans.

Canadian loans

Program Information forms and any other kind of certification forms should be sent to your course department who will sign them and return them to you. Please include information such as your full name and full course name. You also need to include the expected book and equipment costs for your studies in Canadian Dollars.

Registration forms can be signed and stamped by your department and also in the Student Centre.

For further information please visit our page about Canadian loans.

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