Thouron Award for postgraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania

thouronaward_1novApplications are now open for graduate study scholarship in the US with The Thouron Award.

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approximately US$90,000 per year, covering tuition fees, health insurance and living expenses, including travel in the US will be available (for one or two years) from 1 September 2018 for candidates who wish to pursue a postgraduate programme at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US.

Applications are invited by 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2017 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2018 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK.

Scholars are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but for their ability to engage with one another and take an active part in a changing world. They are expected to act as student-ambassadors, putting their energy and intellect to work strengthening the ties between two great nations.

Daiwa Scholarships

tokyo-towerSpend 19 months of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan, giving you the framework to acquire Japanese language skills and access expertise and knowledge relevant to your career goals.  You will also be able to network with decision-makers in your field.   The Scholarship covers tuition costs and living expenses.

You must be:

  • a British citizen
  • a graduate or due to graduate

Apply by Thursday 7 December 2017.  You can find full information and apply at

Postgrad in TV, film or games…

but will need some funding?  Investigate the BAFTA scholarship programme which brightidea_1212is open to British Citizens.  What’s on offer?

  • up to £12,000 towards your course fees
  • mentoring support from a BAFTA member
  • free access to BAFTA events around the UK

Find out more at

Master’s funding?

Broken piggy bankInvestigate MastersCompare £5000 Postgraduate Scholarship for the academic year 2017/18.  The scholarship is open to UK, EU and international students with an unconditional offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters by 1 September 2017.

Note:  You will need to register on the MastersCompare site and tick the Scholarship box.  The Scholarship will be allocated in a draw in October 2017.

Chevening Scholarships for UK study: Masters degree

diverse-handsFind out more at  The Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds who also have demonstrable leadership potential.

Remember to read the Eligibility criteria and FAQ..

Scholarships to study in North America

piggybankThe BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust) Scholarships offer financial assistance to British students who are looking to undertake postgraduate study in North America. A number of scholarships are awarded each year from a fund of £50,000 and preference is given to those whose proposed study in North America is likely to do most to further transatlantic understanding and/or to those who are required to go to the US or Canada to do a specific course. 

Teacher training scholarships

Could you be a BCS scholar and become a Master Teacher?  You need:

  • A 1st or 2:1 degree (expected/achieved) or a PhD or Master’s
  • The requisite subject knowledge to qualify as a specialist Computing teacher, eg a computing or maths degree
  • The understanding, commitment and enthusiasm to be a great classroom teacher with the ability to explain computing ideas
  • By September 2014 have obtained a place on a computing teacher training course – not School Direct (Salaried) or Teach First – in England for the 2014/15 academic year

Interested and think that you fit the profile?  Find out about the Scholarships at

Teaching resources:  Get into teaching – Department for Education / UCAS Postgraduate routes into teaching