University of Manchester has announced a number of scholarships for Indian students.

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University of Manchester Announces Various Scholarships for Indian Students

The University of Manchester (UoM) celebrates its academic excellence with a history spanning nearly two centuries and has announced a series of scholarships for Indian students. These scholarships will be awarded to Indian students on the basis of academic merit to help pursue undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) studies at the university. It includes the Global Futures scholarship, Humanities Bicentenary scholarship and Humanities International Excellence scholarship. Moreover, all these grants will be provided in the form of tuition fee reductions.

University of Manchester Scholarships for September 2024

Angelia Wilson, associate dean of the University of Manchester, stated: “India is our strategic academic partner. Offering scholarships to Indian students supports cross-cultural exchange between England and India. The University of Manchester is devoted to social responsibility by offering these scholarships and world-class facilities. This will create a diverse community of students at the university." 

The University of Manchester Scholarships available are as follows:

1 Global Futures Scholarships- This scholarship is open to all international students, including Indian students who are seeking admission at Manchester University. A total of 100 merit-based scholarships worth £21,000 (Rs 18,91,806) will be offered to UG students. And, 100-merit based scholarships worth £8,000 (Rs 7,20,688) are granted to PG students.

2 Humanities Bicentenary Scholarships- These scholarships provide financial aid based on academic performance and excellence in the application program. They are very limited in quantity. UG students are offered £2,000 (Rs 1,80,172) every year for their study at the University. Also, PG students are granted £10,000 (Rs 9,00,860) for one year of study at the University.

3 Humanities International Excellence Scholarship- This scholarship is specifically designed to support international students pursuing humanities discipline at University on postgraduate level.

Eligibility and Important Requirements for the Scholarships

Global Futures Scholarships 


  1. Available to students worldwide, including Indian students.
  2. Open for both undergraduate and master’s students holding an offer from the University for full-time study on campus in Manchester.
  3. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be self-funded and (not sponsored). 


  1. Applicants must be applying for direct first-year entry in 2024 and be working towards qualifications such as A levels, IB Diploma, Indian Class 12 (CBSE, ISC, Maharashtra, and Gujarat Boards) or Advance Placement.

Humanities Bicentenary Scholarships 


  1. Available to students in the school of Arts, Languages, and Culture and the school of environment, education, and development.
  2. These scholarships are granted based on your academic achievement and the quality of your programme application.


There is no need for a separate application as you will automatically be considered and notified if you receive an award.

Humanities International Excellence Scholarships


  1. Students must be domiciled in India.
  2. Hold an offer letter to study at University of Manchester with eligible programme.
  3. Meet or exceed specified academic entry criteria for the programme applied to
  4. Be self-funded and not sponsored.


Applicants should have a 60%-70% score in their UG studies from any Indian institution and must have an offer to study at University of Manchester. 

Note: Students interested in these scholarships are encouraged to visit the respective scholarship web pages for detailed eligibility criteria and application procedures.

Must Read: David Locker Scholarship for International Students Offered by University of Sheffield

Summing Up

Finally, the University of Manchester is offering multiple scholarships for Indian students which can be a great opportunity for them. If you are planning to study in UK and want to avail one of these scholarships then connect with our experts at and make your study abroad journey possible.


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