Fees and scholarships for international students

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Early payment discount on annual tuition fees for January 2015 intake

If you are an international student and you are paying your annual tuition fees in full, our University will offer you an early payment discount.

The discount is £400 and is applicable to all full-time international students (undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research).

To qualify for this discount, your full tuition fees must have cleared in our University's bank account by 5pm on Friday 16 January 2015 - or in the case of postgraduate research students by 5pm on:
  • 5 January 2015 for students registering by 16 January
  • 2 February 2015 for students registering by 16 February
  • 2 April 2015 for students registering by 16 April
  • 4 May 2015 for students registering by 18 May
  • 2 June 2015 for students registering by 16 June
  • 3 July 2015 for students registering by 17 July

If you are taking advantage of the discount, you must pay your full tuition fees minus your International Merit Scholarship (if applicable) and the £400 early payment discount.

Please be aware of bank charges and local conversion rates when making payment. Bank transfers can take up to five working days for our finance office to process. You should also take into account the processing time of your local bank.

Please note this discount is not applicable to pre-sessional or EFL students.

Find out more about paying your fees.


The International Merit Scholarship

The International Merit Scholarship scheme provides awards of either £500 or £1,000 to well-qualified students applying for any full-time Bachelors or Masters course. In some countries we offer a laptop alternative. Awards are made on the basis of academic merit and level of competence in English language. Once you apply for a course at Anglia Ruskin you will be automatically considered for a scholarship, and details of any award given will be included in your offer letter.

International Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship of £1,000, deducted from the tuition fee, is if you are an Anglia Ruskin University undergraduate student who is progressing to an Anglia Ruskin postgraduate course, or if you are an Anglia Ruskin University alumnus who wishes to return to our University to undertake a postgraduate course of study.

Transfer Scholarship

If you are a student transferring from a partner institution with which we have a specific co-operation agreement you may receive a £1,000 transfer scholarship as a reduction on your tuition fees.

MBA in Chelmsford Scholarship

UK, EU and international applicants who received an offer to study a full-time MBA in Chelmsford in January 2015 will be eligible to apply for a £3,000 scholarship.

Numbers of scholarships are strictly limited, so you will be subject to competitive selection.

We ask you to complete an application form (below) that includes a written case, addressing why you feel you are an exceptional candidate and should be awarded a scholarship. Please email your application form to laibsrecruitment@anglia.ac.uk as soon as you receive your offer.

Please download our application form and terms and conditions below.

GREAT Scholarship

This scholarship is delivered in partnership with the British Council in India. It s designed to support 20 Indian students who are residents in India and seeking to study an undergraduate programme at Anglia Ruskin University.

This scholarship will be applicable only to your first year of study. The course must be from an approved list (please check the terms and conditions, below). Each successful student will be awarded £2,000. There will be a maximum of 20 awards.

If you qualify for this scholarship, and you are already holding an offer to study with us and would like to apply, please complete our application form below.

Sports scholarships

Anglia Ruskin offers selective sports scholarships and bursaries to students of high sporting potential enrolled on our academic programmes. Awards range from £500 to £1,000 per year, and are available in a variety of sports including cricket, rowing, athletics and swimming.

The British Chevening Scholarship

The University participates in this Foreign and Commonwealth Office-funded scheme and will accept up to ten Chevening Scholars per year on to full-time postgraduate degrees. All enquiries should be addressed to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). For more information, please visit: www.acu.ac.uk.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

This is a full scholarship for selected Masters courses. We offer this to one student per year, for one of the following Masters courses:
  • Healthcare Management
  • Hospital Management
  • International Relations
  • International Social Welfare and Social Policy
  • Public Health
  • Town Planning.
All applicants for this scholarship will need to first apply for admission to the University as a postgraduate student and then submit a separate electronic application for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship via the Commission's Electronic Application System.

Further information for candidates of this scholarship can be found on the Commission's website.

Additional scholarships information

For more information about any of the scholarship schemes above, please contact us. In addition there may be more scholarships available that are based on your field of study, your home country or on a faculty basis.

In addition to the scholarship schemes described above, you may wish to consult the joint British Council and UKCISA as possible sources of funding for students wishing to study in the UK.

Please note that normally we award one scholarship per student.

Other scholarships

  • British Council: scholarships and bursaries available outside of our University.
  • Postgrad Solutions: offering 15 bursaries for the academic year 2014-15, which are available across a range of subject areas.
  • FindAMasters awards scheme: have eight bursaries on offer which total £4,500. These bursaries are available to students of any nationality and across a range of subject areas. To qualify for consideration you must be intending to start study at an EU institution in autumn 2014.
  • Publishing Bursaries: Cambridge University Press bursary offers a reduction on tuition fees of £1,200. The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers provides one scholarship of £6,000 a year, and the chance to become a Freeman of the Company.

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