Other sources of funding

Funding for overseas students

Organisations and trusts

  • Alcohol Education and Research Council
    For people working in the alcohol field, who wish to acquire appropriate professional qualifications by following a taught course.
  • Association of Medical Research Charities
    A searchable database of member charities and specific funding information.
  • Black Heart Foundation
    Provides bursaries and scholarships through its Black Heart Scholarship programme to assist under-resourced and underrepresented students in their educational pursuits.
  • CARA Grants
    Grants to enable persecuted academics to return to academia, or an allied profession, in the UK.
  • Colt Foundation Fellowships in Occupational/Environmental Health
    For research into some aspects of occupational or environmental medicine. UK/EU and Overseas applicants are eligible to apply.  For further details on eligibility and how to apply, please see Colt Foundation (under ‘Students’).
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
    CSC awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.
  • Chevening Scholarships
    Chevening Scholarships are the UK governments' global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, typically awarded for a one year Master's degree.
  • Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
    JJ/WBGS sponsors students from developing countries to pursue one of the preferred and partner masters programs at participating universities around the world.
  • The Newton International Fellowship
    The Newton International Fellowship scheme will offer support for two years at UK research institutions to the very best early stage post-doctoral
    researchers from all over the world.
  • The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
    The Royal Society runs a series of schemes that enhance the UK science base and fosters collaboration between UK based and overseas scientists, offers travel and training scholarships and other small grants.
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO)      
    Offers awards in the areas of public health, health sciences and postgraduate studies in medicine. Applicants must apply through their own country of origin usually via the Ministry of Health, or the corresponding national health administration.

Other organisations and trusts

List of organisations/trusts which are known to the School to have provided students with help of small amounts (approximately £500+) towards fees and/or living expenses:

Research councils UK

Funding for specific groups

General funding opportunities

Useful publications

The Grants Register, published by Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
The Directory of Grant Making Trusts, published by the Charities Aid Foundation.