University of Southampton

The Fulbright University of Southampton Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university.

 The University of Southampton, a world-class research-intensive Russell Group University, was founded in 1862 as the Hartley Institute, becoming a University by Royal Charter in 1952.

The University of Southampton regularly ranks within the top 1% of universities worldwide, with strengths spanning many academic disciplines including Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, Sciences and Medicine.  Over 96 per cent of the University’s research environment has been assessed as world-leading and internationally excellent and a number of our subject areas can be found within the top 50 in the world, including Archaeology and Earth and Marine Sciences. 

University of Southampton key-facts:

  • Over 24,000 students, including 7,000 postgraduate students and researchers, and 5,000 staff
  • A dynamic international community with over 6,500 international students from more than 135 different countries
  • A beautiful green campus-based environment, with several additional specialist campuses in Southampton, Winchester and Malaysia.

The university provides a close-knit, cosmopolitan and culturally diverse community in which to study.  Situated in a warm and green city on the south coast, just over an hour from London, Southampton is a thriving modern city, steeped in history and culture with excellent links to the rest of the UK and Europe.

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £13,200

This is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).

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