Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme (ORSAS) (Charity / Trust)
Reference Number: R230
Key Scholarship Information
The Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme is a UK-wide scheme, established to encourage high quality overseas postgraduate research students to undertake their research degrees in the
ORS awards provide funding to pay the difference, in most cases, between the international student tuition fees and the home/EU student tuition fees charged by the academic institution that the student is or will be attending. ORS awards do not cover the home/EU fee element, maintenance or travel expenses.
Residency: Overseas candidates, only for full-time postgraduate research students.
Academic Criteria: The only two criteria for winning an award are: (1) academic ability, and (2) research potential.
You must be liable for the overseas fee, you must be of outstanding merit and research potential, you must not have already been awarded a PhD or equivalent degree, you must not have held an ORS award before, the Department or School in which you wish to study must support your application.
How to Apply
Your university will tell you how to apply once you have been made an offer.
For further information please visit their website - http://www.orsas.ac.uk/applications/