“Open to all left handed women, who grew up in Lambeth but undertook most of their education in The Cotswolds, have achieved AAB in their A-levels and love cats”
Does this sound familiar? Sometimes, looking for a scholarship you are eligible to apply for can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. The eligibility criteria are often quite tight and specific, and it can be a disheartening process looking for something you can apply for.
So here’s a bit of light relief for you. Here is our top ten list of scholarships that are open to all students. Anyone can apply, whatever you are studying, where ever you are studying and whatever else you like to do with your life! Many of these come from America as the scholarship offerings are much more developed than they are here, but they are open to UK students. There are also an increasing number from the UK.
Please note, many of the deadlines for these scholarships will have already passed for this year, but they will most likely be offered again next year, so do keep an eye on them. You can find more like this by selecting “No specific university” as the Institution and “No specific subject” as the course on our database.
Airport Rentals United Kingdom Scholarship
Worth £2,000, this scholarship is pen to any student studying in the UK. Applicants are required to submit a short essay (max 1000 words) on one of the topics given. You must be attending one of the "partner universities" to apply, but if your university is not currently a partner you can suggest it to your university and they can apply to become a partner.
Money for Books Scholarship
Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, this scholarship offers a £250 book voucher to help with the costs of your textbooks.
BeArt Presets Scholarship
Worth $5,000. Open to Yr13s who have accepted a place at university, current undergraduates and postgraduates. Applicants have to answer the question "How will a BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship help achieve your education & career goals?". Students worldwide are eligible to apply but you must be registered with an accredited university in your country.
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Worth $3,000, this scholarship is open to all students, aged 18 years or over, currently enrolled at University. Applicants have to submit an essay entitled “E-Commerce Trends. How E-Commerce Will Change Retail Business in Next 10 Years”.
Masters Compare Scholarship
Open to UK, EU and international students, you must have submitted the course application and received an unconditional offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters no later than 1 September. Worth £5,000
Scholarship for Pioneers of Tomorrow
Open to students who have done amazing things with their special skills or passions that set them apart from their peers. If you are super creative, socially engaged and keen to combine your talent and passion to change the world, then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. £650 a month for a year.
CG Trader Scholarship
Worth up to $2,000. Open to all students from the UK currently studying A-levels, at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Applicants are required to write an essay of 500 - 1000 words on the subject "Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind"
SouthWest Shopfittings Scholarship
Open to all students pursuing higher education as undergraduates or postgraduates who attend university in the UK during the 2017 – 2018 academic year. Applicants may be UK citizens or foreign nationals. Applicants have to submit a 500 - 800 word essay explaining what you would do if you managed a high street retail business to compete with online retail? How would you try and reverse the trend from offline to online sales? Worth £500
Pitch your Idea Scholarship
Worth up to $10,000 this scholarship is open to students from around the world in secondary school through to postgraduate level studies. Applicants have to submit a pitch for their big idea.
Hot Deals Magic Travel Scholarship
Open to students anywhere in the world. All you have to do is write about a travel experience. Worth $1,000