The 2022 Visa Undergraduate Scholarship is currently open for interested and qualified international students willing to study in the United Kingdom.
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The Visa Undergraduate Scholarship provides a scholarship of up to £9200 per year to pay your tuition fees and an ongoing programme of support throughout your academic study.
Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to connect with experienced Visa employees through a series of scholar coaching/ mentoring programmes.
Several other scholarships are available in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, offering full scholarships and monthly allowances. Here are some suggestions you should check out;
- McGill University Graduate Scholarship for International Students to study in Canada | offers Full Scholarships with annual stipend.
- 2022 University College London Scholarships for International Students to study in the UK | offers Full Scholarships and £17,983 annual stipends
- The Missouri University of Science and Technology Scholarship for International Students to study in the USA | offers Full Scholarships and $24,000 annual stipends
The programme is designed to support students from under-represented and socially disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their full potential.
This opportunity is open to eligible students who are applying or intending to enroll as a full-time undergraduates in any accredited university in the UK.
You’ll receive a scholarship of up to £9200 per year to pay your tuition fees and an ongoing programme of support throughout your academic study.
You will also have the opportunity to connect with experienced Visa employees through a scholar coaching/ mentoring programmes.
To be considered for the Visa Undergraduate Programme, you must satisfy the following requirements:
This will be your first undergraduate degree starting in 2022-23
Undergraduate degree in STEM field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering or Maths) or Business (e.g. HR, Finance, Marketing, Sales) excluding Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science.
Demonstrate how your chosen degree can relate to Visa business functions
Applied to UCAS to enroll on a full-time three or four undergraduate degree at any accredited university in the UK for 2022-23 entry.
From a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background
Eligible to work and study in the UK and qualify under ‘Home Fee’ status
Demonstrate a financial need (combined household income of less than £50,000 per year)
Be in receipt of, or have previously received or have been eligible for, free school meals, pupil premium, education maintenance allowance and/or 16 to 19 bursaries.
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Scholarship Duration and Reward
Windsor Fellowship – our partners the Windsor Fellowship, will provide you with pastoral and interview support from the point of application.
Financial support – You’ll receive support for your course fees, up to a value of £9200 per year, up to four years, in tuition scholarships.
Mentorship – take advantage of on-going coaching, mentorship and guidance from experienced Visa employees.
Skills building – grow key technical, professional and leadership skills through training and development opportunities
Career development – gain exposure to career growth activities to help prepare for post-graduation careers.
Work Experience – during the summer there will be options to get work experience and engage with Visa, including the opportunity to apply for a paid internship where you can learn new skills, collaborate and find a community of likeminded students.
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
- Application Form
- Financial Form
- Motivation Essays
Method of Application
Stage 1 – Complete online application form and financial form by 18 July 2022 at 11.59pm
Stage 2 – Shortlisted applicants will be invited to take part in an online assessment by 25 July 2022 at 11.59pm
Stage 3 – Successful applicants will be invited to attend a virtual Assessment Centre with the Windsor Fellowship consisting of a presentation and interview.
Stage 4 – Final stage virtual interview with the Visa team
Stage 5 – Visa to select and inform successful Scholars.
Begin your application by clicking on the Apply Button below.