University of Bristol Scholarships for International Students

University of Bristol Scholarships for International Students

Studying abroad could be challenging if there is no fund to do so. Yet many international students wish to study in some of the best universities abroad. If you are interested in studying abroad, funding should not stop you from doing so as there are diverse opportunities for scholarships at the University of Bristol, UK. This school has several scholarships which could help you fund your studies.

University of Bristol is investing £2 million in scholarships for 2022. The best and brightest overseas students can benefit from these opportunities, including candidates from the EU countries, to study at the University of Bristol. Here are the scholarship opportunities offered at the University of Bristol.



Partner scholarships

The University also has external partners which they team up with to offer a range of scholarships for students from specific regions. Here are these opportunities;



Other scholarship opportunities

Search HERE for full list of funding to locate more scholarships made available by the University of Bristol and external organisations.

You have to check the deadline before applying to be sure you are doing so on time. Also check whether you are qualified to apply for any specific scholarship you are interested in.

How to Apply:

Here is a guide on how to complete the application form for University of Bristol Scholarships.

You will notice that there is no save function on the application platform so you MUST try to complete the application form in one session. Know that once you select ‘submit’ it is final, and you won’t have the opportunity to effect any changes to the application.

When you finish filling the form you will receive an email to confirm that your application has been received. In case you do not receive such mail, make sure to check your junk or spam folder.

Anyone using a smartphone to complete the form should turn the phone to landscape in order to see all the text.

Here is information you will need that will assist you in completing the form;

Personal details and application information

Applicants will need to make the following available:

  • your UCAS ID (if you’re an undergraduate student), Student ID (for a postgraduate student or for those that applied through the Global Transfer Programme) or Kaplan ID (if you’re a KICL student)
  • the course or programme of study which you already applied to (to be qualified to win the scholarship you must have applied to a course or programme).
  • your name
  • your email address (which is the channel the university will use to communicate with you, so you have to make sure this is accurate and you have access to it throughout the year)
  • your nationality
  • your permanent country of residence (which refers to the country where you are ordinarily resident in, not the country where you live only for the purpose of full-time education)
  • the most recent or current educational institution which you attend or attended
  • details of any other funding you have applied for or are due to receive.

Application questions

Applicants are required to complete three questions. Response to each question should be a maximum word count of 200 words and each question is worth 10 marks. Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants have different questions to answer. You have to be sure you have selected the correct level of study to answer the relevant questions for your application. Applicants who have not responded to the correct questions will not be considered.

Here are the questions are:


  1. The University of Bristol wants to support the brightest and best individuals who have ambition and strive to make a difference. This requires that you describe any special skills and proud accomplishments you’ve achieved outside of your academic grades.

Applicants should use this space to provide details of any special academic or any extra-curricular achievements you have made. This includes the reasons why you are applying to the scholarship programme.

  1. The University of Bristol wants to support scholars who will become the university’s great ambassadors and recognise the essence of diverse networks and communities, as well as influence positive change. In your application you have to explain how you plan to contribute to the student community at the University of Bristol. Applicants should make use of this space to detail your plans and how your contribution will link to your chosen course.
  2. The University of Bristol is looking for scholars who will use their time at Bristol to make the most of opportunities and realise their potential. Applicants are expected to provide explanation about their future goals and how your chosen course at Bristol will support the candidate to ‘think big’ and achieve them.’ You are expected to explain what has attracted you to study at the University of Bristol, as well as outlining your next steps towards your career goals.


  1. University of Bristol wants to support the brightest and best individuals who will make active contributions to the development of their nation in the future. Applicants will be required to describe any special attributes or accomplishments that they think make them deserving of a scholarship. Such attributes could be any academic or extracurricular achievements, as well as why they are applying for a scholarship.
  2. University of Bristol is looking for scholars who will be great ambassadors for the University. To have more chances of winning the application you need to give an example of when you have recently contributed to your community. Such example could be your school or university, where you live, or any other community you feel a part of.
  3. University of Bristol aims to support students who have clear goals for their future. You need to explain how studying your chosen programme at the University of Bristol helps you to ‘Think Big’ and shape your plans after graduation.

You also need to explain what has attracted you to study at the University of Bristol, as well as outlining your ultimate career goals.

Data statement and scholarship terms and conditions

In this section you will see how the personal information you provided will be used by the University of Bristol. A link to the scholarship terms and conditions will be made available here for applicants to read and get used to.

Scholarships You Can Use this Webform to Apply For

Applicants can make use of this international scholarship webform to apply for the following scholarship programmes:



CLICK HERE to Apply now


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