I got an email the other day through Durham about partnerships/connections that the University has with two external funding schemes for international people studying in the UK. I think both of these are focused on US students, but I haven’t taken time to get all the details. Since funding is not that great in these parts, and probably won’t get better due to the recent restructuring of the UK higher education funding from the government, these are helpful sources:
The other source that is important but often neglected because you have to apply 18 months before the program starts is the Rotary international fund for Ambassadorial Scholarships. They’ll only fund for one year now, but $27,000 is worth the effort and worth delaying a year if you could swing one.