Scholarship overview

  • Degree level

    Postgraduate taught, Master's research

  • Value

    Tuition Fees, maintenance stipend and arrival allowance

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline

    14/11/2023 Closed

  • Additional information

    Scholarship page

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Aeronautics
    • Bioengineering
    • Brain Sciences
    • Business School
    • Centre for Environmental Policy
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Computing
    • Design Engineering
    • Earth Science and Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Immunology and Inflammation
    • Infectious Disease
    • Institute of Clinical Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Materials
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction
    • National Heart and Lung Institute
    • Physics
    • School of Public Health
    • Surgery and Cancer

Eligibility criteria

To be considered for a Saïd Foundation scholarship all candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. hold Syrian, Jordanian, Lebanese or Palestinian nationality and permanently reside in one of these countries. The Foundation will consider Syrian residing elsewhere due to current circumstances in that country.
  2. hold an undergraduate degree that is equivalent to a UK 2:1 degree or higher. Candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate degree will also be considered.
  3. have work and/or voluntary experience that is relevant to their field of study and a clear career path on completion of their studies and return to their home country or region.
  4. demonstrate leadership potential in their chosen field or sector.
  5. have applied for an eligible course at Imperial College London.
  6. meet the Foundation's English language requirements.
Eligible programmes:

All one-year postgraduate taught degrees or one-year master's degree by research in any field. MBA programmes and joint courses with other institutions are not eligible. 

For further information on eligibility for this scholarship, please head over to their eligibility page.

Please note: This scholarship is not available to continuing students.

Application process

Prospective students should apply on the Foundation website. The deadline for applications is 17:00 GMT on Tuesday 31 October 2023.

Additional information

The scholarship includes:
  1. the full (overseas) tuition fees (for one scholar, Imperial will cover 20% of the tuition fees and the Foundation will pay the balance of the tuition fees)
  2. a maintenance allowance
  3. an arrival allowance
  4. UK visa fee, immigration health surcharge, and an economy return airfare


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