These scholarships are open to applicants from all countries, making them accessible to international students without requiring an IELTS examination.
These scholarships provide an opportunity to pursue a master’s degree program in various academic fields within the UK.
Details, benefits, and eligibility
The duration of the Wellcome UK government scholarship spans 30 months, comprising a 12-month master’s program followed by an 18-month research period.
This initiative primarily targets residents of low- and middle-income countries. The host institutions for these scholarships include prestigious universities across the UK.
The United Kingdom government generously funds these scholarships, covering a range of expenses for international students, including an annual stipend of £16,000 (outside London) or £18,000 (in London) to support their families, airfare costs, authorized tuition fees, and additional expenses that can be managed with the stipend, along with visa fees.
Eligibility criteria include citizenship in a developing or underdeveloped country, a study proposal focused on a critical health area within a low- or middle-income nation, and sponsorship from a qualified host group in a low- or middle-income nation, except mainland China.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with a complete academic record. The application process for the Wellcome UK government scholarship is conducted online through the official website.