Postgraduate research funding
These scholarships and studentships are available to postgraduate researchers in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.
Your chosen course, level of study and other statuses may all affect your eligibility for the opportunities listed here.
The recipient of this assistantship must provide accompaniment for Baroque Ensemble performances and other concerts as necessary.
This award arises from a benefaction by Ken and Pat Dixon, for Masters candidates specialising in performance.
This award arises from a benefaction by Terry Holmes, for postgraduate students specialising in composition.
This post involves assisting the Postgraduate Administrator in communicating with Chinese applicants and agencies, making phone calls in Chinese, and acting as a point of contact for enquiries from prospective Chinese students.
The recipient of this assistantship will be required to help with the running of the Jazz Orchestra including their weekly rehearsals during semester time and any performances as necessary.
This scholarship is from an endowment initially funded by Mrs Peggy Nonhebel.
The Sir Jack Lyons Scholarship is for a PhD student. The scholarship provides a contribution towards fees equal to the full Home rate plus a contribution towards maintenance. The scholarship is for the duration of PhD registration (three years).
UYMP publish and promote new and established composers with a range of aesthetic backgrounds. The UYMP Assistant will assist with all processes involved in music publishing.
The Vinson Scholarship originates from a bequest made to the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.
This post entails assisting with the University of York Sound Archives.
The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The College is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded doctoral studentships for these universities.
The Mellers Assistantship originates from a covenant from Music at York's founder, Professor Wilfrid Mellers. This assistant supports the directing and administering of Gamelan Sekar Petak.
The Box Office is open on semester-time afternoons and concert evenings; the Box Office Assistants are also required to work occasional hours during the vacations, for example to set up new events on the box office system. The Box Office Assistants will be supported the Concerts General Assistant.
This assistant supports the School of Arts and Creative Technologies' choral ensembles through various administrative tasks.
This assistant supports the departmental instrumental ensembles, instrumental programme and the Performance Supervisor.
The University of York is a host university for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Various opportunities are available throughout the year. The majority of awards are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
The John Monash Scholarship provides yearly funding to outstanding postgraduate taught and research students from Australia.
The NERC Panorama Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) has fully funded studentships for students looking to study the science of the Earth's atmosphere and climate, Earth processes and the living world.
The Research and Development Management Association (RADMA) Doctoral Studies Programme provides up to three years' funding to talented prospective or mid-study PhD students.
The Tan Kah Kee Scholarship offers postgraduate scholarships for Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing full-time PhD or Masters degrees.
We're pleased to offer up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships for UK candidates who self-identify as being from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.
St Helen-with St Martin offer four choral scholarships lasting 12 months available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students: soprano, altos, tenors and basses.
The award is made to a current postgraduate student to support a performance inspired by Bernstein's 'Chichester Psalms'.
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.
The Oratory of St Philip Neri at St Wilfrid's Catholic Church offers choral scholarships for soprano, alto, tenor and bass to form a quartet.
York Minster offers choral scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.
We are now accepting applications for our choral scholarship scheme for 2023/24. The 12-month scholarships will be open to all four voice parts.
Previous funding opportunities
These opportunities are closed to applications. They may reopen in future years.
- ONAOSI Foundation postgraduate scholarships
- BBSRC White Rose DTP (WR DTP) in Mechanistic Biology: Diverse Talent Scholarships
- Marshall Scholarship
- Saïd Foundation scholarship