Our International Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students who can demonstrate exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievement.
As well as looking at academic excellence, we’re interested in why you want to study at ARU, your career goals, work experience, and relevant activities you take part in outside your studies. We’ll ask you to write a short supporting statement when you apply for the scholarship.
Please note: this scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarships, or the international early payment discount.
The total value of this scholarship is £4,000.
This scholarship is a fee discount. We'll deduct it from the tuition fees in your first year.
To be eligible for our International Excellence Scholarship you should accept your offer from ARU and be:
Undergraduate students should have achieved ABB grades or above at A-level (or equivalent). Postgraduate students should hold a 2:1 or above (or equivalent).
Degree apprenticeships, foundation degrees, distance learning or work-based degrees, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, students applying to ARU College, and students joining a Masters with credit are excluded.
Complete our application form and submit a 500-word supporting statement outlining why you’re suitable for this scholarship.
You will also need to submit supporting documentation including evidence of your extra-curricular activities. This is likely to be certificate or letter from a senior member of the organisation(s) you’ve been involved with.
We will let you know if your scholarship application has been successful no later than one month after the deadline.
Your application will be assessed by a panel of ARU staff and representatives from the Students’ Union. You’ll be ranked based on the details you provide in your application and supporting documentation. We may also invite you to an interview to talk about your application.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) has information about fees and funding for international students looking to study in the UK. Visit https://www.ukcisa.org.uk/
Postgrad Solutions, Global Study Awards, and Chevening all offer bursaries and scholarships.