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To check your eligibility for any of the scholarships below please read all additional terms and conditions carefully. 
All students coming from partnerships should contact the International Office by email to confirm their eligibility.

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International Office Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

Exclusively for new international students enrolling in the academic year 2020-21.

Awards made automatically to eligible international students enrolling in the academic year 2020-21.

For new international students enrolling onto a full-time postgraduate taught programme. Exclusions apply.

  •  Year one award of £2000 (fee rate 1) 
  •  Year one award of £3000 (fee rate 2)
  •  Queen's Management School postgraduate taught programmes will not be considered for this scholarship. The new Queen's Management School Scholarship is now available. Find more details here.
  •  No application necessary

VALUE: £2000 or £3000

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Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship

Applications now open. Video submision and online application required. 

Two new international students enrolling on a full-time postgraduate taught programme.Exclusions apply.

  •  Full tuition fees paid for up to a maximum of two years
  •  Exclusions apply
  •  Application necessary. 

VALUE: Full tuition fees paid, up to a maximum of two years

Applications now closed for 2020/21 entry

Terms and Conditions

Queen's Loyalty Scholarship

Available for eligible international students enrolling in the academic year 2020-21.

For Queen's University alumni returning for full-time postgraduate taught study and Exchange and Study Abroad students progressing to a full-time postgraduate taught programme. 

  •  Exclusions apply
  •  20% tuition fee reduction on year 1
  •  Application necessary.

VALUE: 20% tuition fee reduction on year 1

Apply here

Queen's Family Scholarships

Available for eligible international students enrolling in the academic year 2020-21.

For children, sisters and brothers of Queen’s alumni and current students beginning a full duration course at Queen’s University Belfast.

  •  Exclusions apply
  •  20% tuition fee reduction on year 1
  •  Application necessary. 

VALUE: 20% tuition fee reduction on year 1

Apply here

Early Bird Reward

New international students with unconditional offers for the academic year 2020-21 may receive a discount when paying their tuition fees in full.

For new International Students enrolling onto a full-time postgraduate taught programme.

VALUE: 10% discount on gross fees

Programmes starting September 2020 have a deadline of 15 September 2020.

Programmes starting January 2021 have a deadline of    30 November 2020.


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Asylum Seeker's Scholarship

A full tuition fee scholarship along with a monthly stipend for registered asylum seekers in the UK.

More information

  • Applicants must be registered asylum seekers in the UK and currently resident in Northern Ireland
  • Available for full-time one-year postgraduate taught Master’s courses, exclusions apply 
  • Full tuition fees and an award to support living costs
  • Application necessary


Apply here

Deadline 9 June 2020

Terms and Conditions






Exclusively for new students starting full-time postgraduate taught study at Queen’s Management School. • Students who achieve an offer to study at Queen’s Management School will be eligible for this Scholarship. • 400 applicants will receive a scholarship when they pay their deposit of at least £400 before 31 May 2020. • All scholarships have been awarded

Terms and Conditions Queen's Management School Scholarship 2020

Additional Scholarships for International Students

These additional scholarships are not administered by the International Office.

Please use the contact details given under each award for further details.

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Commonwealth Shared Scholarships 2020-21

Details of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are now available on the Graduate School Website. There are three scholarships available in total for three eligible taught Masters courses.

The closing date for scholarship applications is 16:00 (GMT) on 18 December 2019.

Find out more information on how to apply HERE

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