Worldwide scholarships open to UK students

In America, where students have long been accustomed to paying for university, the scholarship industry is worth hundreds of millions of dollars and it is an integral part of the college application process for students to search for and submit scholarship applications.

The Scholarship Hub is being approached on a more regular basis by organisations from the USA that have scholarships which are open to students worldwide, regardless of the subject they are studying or the institution they attend. Some of them may seem odd to us, as we are not used to seeing this type of scholarship here in the UK, but most of them are genuine opportunities to earn some extra money for your studies. The only caveat we would impress on you is that there are some scams out there and any scholarship application form that asks you to pay money to apply, should be left well alone.

We list the opportunities that we believe to be genuine on our database under “no specific university”. Here is a selection which are currently open for applications.

Ideapod Scholarship - $2,000
Open to students worldwide, submit your answer to the following question ""What will Artificial Intelligence mean for work?" and you could be in with a chance to win $2,000

Vector Works Design Scholarship - $3,000
If you are enrolled, or accepted for enrolment, for six or more credits in a design-based programme, or graduate from a design-based programme, then you are eligible to apply. Applicants have to submit their best design work and answer three short questions.

Sleeklens Academic Scholarship - $2,000
Open to students of all nationalities at both Postgraduate and Undergraduate level. Applicants have to submit an essay about using social media to get a job after university.

BeArt Presets Scholarship - $1,000
Open to Yr13s who have accepted a place at university, current undergraduates and postgraduates. Applicants have to answer the question "How The BeArt Presets Academic Scholarship will impact your life?". Students worldwide are eligible to apply but you must be registered with an accredited university in your country.

Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship - $2,000
Open to all undergraduate or postgraduate students worldwide. You are required to submit an essay entitled "Staying active through sports can be a very beneficial part of your life in many different ways, for many different reasons."

Typology Personality Type Scholarship - $2,000
Open to undergraduates and postgraduates, this scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for individuals interested in the study of personality type theory and practical application of those systems. Applications in all major fields of study are eligible. Applicants will be judged on the essay they provide, contributions to the study or application of personality type as well as, their academic and non-academic achievements. This is a merit-based scholarship and is not based on financial need.

Symptoma Better Diagnosis Scholarship - $500
Open to students worldwide who are studying and working to fund their studies. Also open to Postgraduates

Monica's Health Scholarship - $2,500
Applicants have to complete an essay of 2,000 - 2,500 words on the following: Outline why and how staying healthy has contributed to your life? Describe some of the pitfalls experienced, as well as some of the benefits which being healthy can contribute to in the daily life of young adult? How can a person leverage the skills associated with leading a healthy lifestyle to land a dream job and become successful throughout life?

The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship - $5.000
Applicants must be currently enrolled in either a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States or in the United Kingdom. You need to submit an essay of 300 - 400 words on the topic "It’s 2027 and government surveillance on citizens’ internet activities is legal, in force, and widespread. Governments worldwide are watching everything you’re doing. What happens to art, culture, innovation, scientific research, freedom of expression, etc.?"

If you would like to be kept up to date as new scholarship opportunities are added to our database, please register here.

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