The University of Westminster is working in partnership with the British Council to provide a Higher Education Scholarship for a Palestinian (HESPAL); that is, to support a junior academic at a Palestinian University wishing to study a one-year masters programme or a three-year PhD research programme in the UK.

Applications are made through the British Council in the Palestinian Territories. Find out more on the British Council website.


Full tuition fee award, pre-departure briefing from the British Council, arrival allowances, thesis allowances and a monthly allowance to cover living expenses.

Before you apply

We have put together some information to help you with your scholarship application, please read this information before you apply.

What to do before you apply

How to apply