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
Please see scholarship eligibility and exceptions in the terms and conditions below.
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.
Award: Up to £1,500
MBA Scholarship is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience
Vice Chancellor Scholarship
Award: Up to £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
Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award
Access to education scholarship opportunities for people with irregular migration status, seeking sanctuary in the UK. Scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate level study. For further details please
Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship
Students from India, Vietnam, USA, Canada and the European Union applying for a full time Masters programme are eligible to apply for the Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship. For further details please
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.
Please note, for
Sanctuary Award and
Global Wales scholarships, there is a separate application process. You will only be considered for this scholarship if you submit an application after you have received an offer and you meet the eligibility criteria.
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 £16,000 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.
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 some 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 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 2023 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 our September deadlines to be considered for the scholarship (unless there is a different deadline specified on the application form) – applications after this date may not be considered