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International students

Study at the University of Reading and become part of a vibrant international community of more than 4000 international students from over 140 countries

Our award-winning Whiteknights campus is set in 130 hectares of beautiful parkland. It's the perfect place for you to make your home in the UK and achieve your academic and career goals. The campus is just 30 minutes from London by train, and 40 minutes from London Heathrow Airport by bus.

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The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading is delighted to offer three International Excellence Scholarships for undergraduate students.

Value of Award: 3 x £2,000 (towards the first year of your studies).

Application closing date: 1st March 2019

Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle; early course applications are therefore encouraged.

Eligibility criteria:

The scholarships are open to all international fee paying applicants who:

  • Have applied for the undergraduate programmes, including the MSci Speech and Language Therapy and MSci Applied Psychology (Clinical) courses at the University of Reading, and are due to commence their courses in September 2019 (The University of Reading's offer is your firm offer);
  • Fulfil the relevant academic and English proficiency entry requirements for the undergraduate and integrated master's programmes, set by the School;
  • Because the award provides partial funding only, applicants must be able to confirm that they have/are seeking the means to support any outstanding fees/costs not covered by this scheme i.e. through other funding awards or self-funding.

* Please note that the scholarship you are applying for makes a contribution towards the cost of tuition fees. If you do receive a scholarship from another source that covers the cost of tuition in full (e.g. a Chevening scholarship) then you will be ineligible for our scholarship. Our scholarships can be held in conjunction with other partial scholarships.


International Excellence Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, based on:

  • Academic performance as indicated by GPA (A-level, IB, Foundation results) and High School transcript;
  • Other relevant skills and knowledge (extracurricular activities);
  • Personal statement, which should include information on why you want to do the course you have applied for, and how it fits with your aspirations.
The University also offers a number of international and commonwealth scholarships. For more information on undergraduate funding, visit our student finance pages.

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