UK Graduate Study General Resources

UK Graduate Scholarships Timeline
Utilize the UK Scholarships Timeline to develop a strong application over several months.

UK Research Excellence Framework
Interested in doing research and/or attending graduate school in the United Kingdom? Research prominent UK research projects using the UK Research Excellence Framework, a new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The website offers a searchable online database and an initial analysis of REF impact case studies are available.

Where to look for postgraduate funding to the UK:

Also research: Institutional Student Funding Offices, Research Council Grants, Scholarships, Loans (FAFSA), Employer Sponsorships, Disability Related Funding (, Charitable Foundations, Look for alumni funding if you already studied abroad at UK institution, Don’t be afraid to contact Professors and departments directly! Veterans can use GI Bill for funding overseas study.  Additionally, here are more ideas from the UK Postgraduate Funding NAFA 2017 Presentation.

Video Recording: Graduate School in the UK Info Session – October 2017

Representatives from Imperial College London, King’s College London and University College London visited USC to discuss graduate study in the UK. They touched on how to obtain a Master’s degree in 1 year or a PhD degree in 3 years while gaining international experience. Representatives also covered the benefits of studying in London, the application process, and how to find scholarships to support your studies.

London Calling: Graduate School in the UK Info Session – October 2016
Learn about how to apply to Graduate School and succeed in the UK. Discover how you can gain your Master’s degree in a year or a PHD degree in 3 years from world leading universities and gain an international experience which will set you apart!  This interactive session will be presented by Imperial College, King’s College London, and University College London, and cover an overview of UK graduate study, benefits of studying in the UK, application process and how to find scholarships to support your study in the UK. The session will also discuss educational cultural differences between the US and UK and provide tips for your academic success and beyond. This session is a must for anyone thinking of studying in the UK!


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