A slightly different setup to the USA in terms of size. OriginalSteps.com did find a number of different options available for students to source funding for their studies in the UK!
The Student Loans Company (SLC): an awesome non-profit which organises grant or loan funding for college and university students. Also check out the Student Loans Company Repayment Site for further details.
The British Council is powering a cool website for international students called Study UK. It covers topics ranging from budgeting as a student to study financing.
GOV.UK has a list of information and details of scholarships, grants and bursaries for students within this region. Also have a look at Student Finance England for further information.
Also if you are a foreign student looking to study in the UK, then visit the UK Council for International Student Affairs. From studying, Visa’s, Fees and Living advice they have it all covered.
Next up a must see is the Brightside website, a superb website that has a whole heap of helpful tools and resources for students in the UK. Also check out their Student Calculator helping students in the UK to manage their budgets!
Student Finance Wales: provides a full breakdown of student funding for individuals within this part of the UK.
Scotland.org has a breakdown of Scotland's Saltire Scholarships which was created to promote studies in Scotland.
The Scottish Government has put together a STEM teacher bursary program.
Also check out the Student Awards Agency Scotland.
Study in Scotland provides a substantial list of funding opportunities for studies in the nation.
Chevening is a very popular awards scheme created by the UK Government. Offering two award platforms, the Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships as opportunities.
Student Finance NI provides information for students in this region regarding financial support.
Gates Cambridge provides a platform for Post Graduate scholarship opportunities at Cambridge University.
Majority of education institutions in the UK offer forms of financial assistance. Therefore the key would be to contact the student financial aid offices at the institutions that you wish to or are studying at. Here are a few that we thought were super cool!
Swansea University: Offers both scholarship and bursary options for local UK, EU and International Students.
The Royal Academy of Music: has scholarship and bursary opportunities available.
Middlesex University: has bursary and scholarship options for students.
Heriot-Watt University: Another UK University with financial options available in the form of Bursaries and Scholarships.
Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS): very cool and targeted at skilled individuals in various sporting codes.
Arkwright Scholarships Trust administers a UK scholarship scheme focused in the field of Engineering!
University of Birmingham has put together a full funding search section for Postgraduate studies.
The University of Glasgow provides a search facility on their website for funding and scholarships. Awesome!
University of St Andrews has a full breakdown of finance options for undergraduates, postgraduate and research postgraduate studies.
The Rhodes Trust: http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk