Scholarships and funding

These scholarships and studentships are available to students in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.

Scholarships open and close throughout the year. Opportunities will be advertised here as they become available.

Your chosen course, level of study and other statuses may all affect your eligibility for the opportunities listed below.

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Funding opportunities open and close throughout the year. These previous scholarships will give you an idea of what may become available.

Undergraduate

Future Voices Scholarship programme

A package of financial and industry support to welcome talented UK undergraduates from Black, Asian, Gypsy, Traveller and ethnically diverse backgrounds to our creative community. This support comprises a bursary of £1,200 per year for three years of the programme, plus targeted mentoring.

  • Funding: £3,600 (£1,200 a year over three years)
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Application deadline: Thursday 1 September 2022, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: One scholarship for each programme per year

York Refugee Bursary

The Refugee Bursary is a non-repayable award for students who come to York and have a Refugee immigration status.

  • Funding: Annual award over course of degree
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: UK (home) students

York Bursary

Depending on your household residual income you could be eligible for our non-repayable York bursary.

  • Funding: Annual award over the course of your degree
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: UK (home) students

Care Leavers and Estranged Students Bursary

This bursary is for students aged under 25, who come to York as care leavers or who are irreconcilably estranged from their parents.

  • Funding: Annual awards over the duration of your course
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: UK (home) students

York Opportunity Scholarship 2022

The York Opportunity Scholarships have been established to provide support to talented students who have the academic potential to study at York.

  • Funding: £3,300 paid over three years
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Application deadline: Friday 30 September 2022, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: UK (home) students

Postgraduate taught

York Graduate Loyalty Discount

If you've previously studied at the University of York, you could be eligible for a tuition fee discount for postgraduate taught courses.

  • Funding: Ten per cent tuition fee discount
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening Scholarships enable outstanding emerging leaders from all over the world to pursue a one-year Masters degree in the UK. Chevening looks for the kind of people who have the passion, ideas, and influence to provide the solutions and leadership needed to create a better future.

  • Funding: Full tuition fee plus living stipend
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1 November 2022, 12pm GMT
  • Open to: Students from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia and more (see eligibility)
  • Number available: Ten co-funded by York, plus the main awards

Postgraduate research

There are no scholarships or funding opportunities to show here right now. You may still be able to find a funding option that you are eligible for on our undergraduate funding or postgraduate funding pages.


Extracurricular funding

While not directly related to your studies, these opportunities can help you get the most from your time at York.

Terry Holmes Composer and Performer Award

This will be awarded both to a postgraduate composer and performer to collaborate in the making of a new piece for both a soloist and ensemble.

  • Funding: £3,000
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30 October 2022, 11.59pm GMT
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 1

Lyons Celebration Award

The award is made to a current postgraduate student to support a performance inspired by Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'.

  • Funding: £1,500
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30 October 2022, 11.59pm GMT
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 1

York Minster Scholarship

York Minster offers choral and organ scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.

  • Funding: £5,740
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

St Wilfrid's Church Scholarship

St Wilfrid's Catholic Church offers choral scholarships lasting 12 months for sopranos, altos, tenors and basses to form a quartet.

  • Funding: £1,300
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 4

Yorkshire Bach Choir

These awards pay for vocal lessons for any students contributing to ensembles, and singing in the Yorkshire Bach Choir. It could also be to increase the lesson allowance of Music students, particularly those who are part-time and specialising in performance.

  • Funding: Variable
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

Other funding

Related links

Funding opportunities open and close throughout the year. These previous scholarships will give you an idea of what may become available.