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 May or September 2024​:

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

Undergraduate Scholarship Award: £2,000​
Alumni Scholarship Award: 20% 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 £2,500
MBA Scholarship is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience
Vice Chancellor Scholarship Award: Up to £2,500
The Vice Chancellor Scholarship, awarded to a number of our MA and MSc programmes, is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience
​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 click here.
​Global Wales Postgraduate Scholarship ​Award: £10,000
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 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.

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 £17,600 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 full details and eligibility please visit the following page:

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 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 May or September 2024 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 the relevant deadline for the intake 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