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Scholarships for international students 2016/17

The following scholarships are available to applicants who pay tuition fees at the overseas rate.

Applications closed:

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

Deadline: 5pm, 2 February 2016

These scholarships fund doctoral research in three disciplines that align closely with the Wolfson Foundation’s interests: History, Literature and Languages.

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Scholarships for refugees

We've launched a new scholarship to help refugees who are escaping the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria, North Africa and the Middle East. The scholarship provides a full fee waiver, and a maintenance award of up to £8,100 to help with living costs.

We're offering scholarships to two undergraduate students per year, starting from 2016/17. The scheme will initially run for three years.

Closing date: 30 April 2016

Scholarship for overseas students

For applicants commencing study of any subject (excluding medicine students at the Hull York Medical School) at any level as a full-time student at York.

  • The scholarship is worth one-quarter (25%) of the overseas tuition fee for each year of successful study.
  • This is a competitive scholarship based on academic merit and financial need.
  • You must hold an offer for academic study commencing in September 2016 to be eligible to apply.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016

Overseas research scholarship

For applicants commencing PhD study at York.

  • The scholarship will pay the full overseas tuition fee and a stipend of £5,000 per year for each year of successful study.
  • This is a competitive scholarship based on academic merit and financial need.
  • You must hold an offer for PhD study commencing in October 2016 to be eligible to apply.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016

Overseas continuation scholarship

For current University of York Masters students who are progressing to PhD studies at York.

  • The scholarship is worth £5,000 in the first year of study as a deduction from tuition fees.
  • This is a competitive scholarship based on academic merit and financial need.
  • You must hold an offer for PhD study commencing in September 2016 and be a current University of York Masters student to be eligible to apply.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016

China Scholarships Council research scholarships

Application deadline: 5 April 2016

We are pleased to be able to offer up to 10 joint-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarships Council (CSC).

The scholarships are open to Chinese nationals. They are awarded on the basis of academic merit and York and CSC priorities.

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Hull York Medical School MBBS overseas scholarship

For applicants commencing MBBS study at the Hull York Medical School.

  • The scholarship is worth one-quarter (25%) of the overseas tuition fee for the first two years of successful study.
  • This is a competitive scholarship based on academic merit and financial need.
  • You must hold an offer for academic study commencing in September 2016 to be eligible to apply.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2016

Other sources of funding

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Please note that 'overseas' usually means where you live (domicile), not your nationality. EU nationals living outside the EU may be considered as overseas students for fee purposes.

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