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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

2024 The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES)

If you are planning to pursue a PhD degree in the UK, you may consider the International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) offered by Swansea University, Wales.

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. This scholarship awards recipients a tuition fees reduction by charging recipients the UK tuition fees rate rather than international rates. This article gives you an idea about this opportunity should you consider Swansea University as a possible destination for you!



The SUIPRES Scholarship covers the difference between the International and the Home tuition fee rate for the duration of the PhD/Professional Doctorate programme.

Successful candidates will be charged fees aligned to the UK rate per year. This is currently £4,786 for 2024/25, increasing annually in line with UKRI (United Kingdom Research and Innovation) regulations, usually at a rate of 3% per year. The scholarship is offset against your tuition fees, and the scholarship value will be deducted from your tuition fees.



To apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be pplying for an eligible PhD or Professional Doctorate programme at Swansea University. Click here for the full list of eligible courses

  • Have achieved, or be expecting to achieve, a 1st class or 2:1 UK undergraduate degree (or equivalent international qualification, and/or a Distinction in a UK master's degree (or international equivalent)

  • Be classed as an international student, and eligible to pay the international rate of Swansea University tuition fees


Application Procedure

To apply for a SUIPRES scholarship, you will need to:

  1. Apply for an eligible PhD or Professional Doctorate programme

  2. Within your application, indicate that you would like to be considered for a SUIPRES scholarship.

  3. To demonstrate excellence, outline in your supporting statement your academic track record, as well as other activities that may be relevant (prizes awarded, outreach activities, teaching experience, etc).

Notification: You will be informed whether a SUIPRES scholarship will be awarded within your offer letter.

Application Deadline: 15th July 2024 (for October 2024 enrollment)





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