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International Future Leaders scholarship

International Future Leaders scholarship

There are 30 scholarships available to international students studying any subject. Successful applicants will receive a £6,000 fee reduction in their first year of study.

Am I eligible?

You must be a new undergraduate with international fee status with a minimum expected or final grades at GCE A-Level of ABB or equivalent and a strong scholarship statement.

You must demonstrate outstanding leadership skills, which will be assessed via your scholarship statement.

You will also need to hold a current conditional or unconditional offer to study at Royal Holloway before you can apply.

How do I apply?

Applications are expected to open in January 2022. Information will be updated on this page.

You will need to complete a scholarship statement of no more than 400 words (please note that statements that exceed the word count will automatically be rejected), as part of your application which demonstrates outstanding leadership skills. You should also include in your statement: 

  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of and why these really matter to you
  • why you have chosen to do the degree you have applied for
  • how you have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills
  • what your future aspirations are and how the scholarship will help you to achieve your future goals.

Your application will be scored based on your predicted/achieved grades and how effectively your statement answers the above.

30 scholarships are available to new first year undergraduate students with International fee status.


These scholarships are open to new undergraduate students with International fee status, with minimum expected or final grades at GCE A-level of ABB or equivalent and a strong scholarship statement. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and these will be assessed via the scholarship statement.


Students must submit a complete scholarship application form by the deadline, specified annually. The strength of a candidate’s previous academic background will also be considered. This will be assessed via the documents submitted as part of their degree application.


These scholarships are offered as tuition fee reductions of £6,000 in the first year of study only.

Read our full terms and conditions.

If you have any queries please email


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