Taught Masters funding

These scholarships and studentships are available to postgraduate taught students in the School for Business and Society.

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

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: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

GREAT Scholarship

We regularly offer scholarships to students from a selection of countries in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign.

  • Funding: £10,000
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Monday 20 May 2024, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: Students from China, Nigeria (Justice and Law), Pakistan, Thailand and Turkey (Justice and Law)
  • Number available: 5

International Regional Scholarship

Our International Regional Scholarship is here to support international undergraduate and postgraduate students to help them excel.

  • Funding: up to £9000 (first year of study only)
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) students

Commonwealth Scholarship

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.

  • Funding: various
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: Students from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize and more (see eligibility)

Snowdon Masters Scholarship

The Snowdon Trust Masters Scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate exceptional disabled students through higher education, creating the influencers of the future.

  • Funding: Up to £30,000 (up to £15,000 towards tuition fees and up to £15,000 towards living costs grant)
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Thursday 29 February 2024, 5pm GMT
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 12

Aziz Foundation Scholarship

We are delighted to be partnering with the Aziz Foundation to offer postgraduate scholarships to support British Muslims study at York.

  • Funding: 100% tuition fee coverage at Home rate
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Thursday 28 March 2024, 12pm GMT
  • Open to: UK (home) students

Tan Kah Kee Scholarship

The Tan Kah Kee Scholarship offers postgraduate scholarships for Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing full-time PhD or Masters degrees.

  • Funding: $12,000
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Friday 31 May 2024, 11.30am BST
  • Open to: Students from Singapore

John Monash Scholarship

The John Monash Scholarship provides yearly funding to outstanding postgraduate taught and research students from Australia.

  • Funding: $75,000 AUD for each year of study
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Saturday 20 July 2024, 5pm BST
  • Open to: Students from Australia
  • Number available: 10-20

Extracurricular funding

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

York Minster Choral Scholarships

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

  • Funding: £7032.48
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

Yorkshire Bach Choir

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.

  • Funding: £500 (to be paid in 2 instalments, one in December, one in June)
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Friday 15 November 2024, 12pm GMT
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

Previous funding opportunities

These opportunities are closed to applications. They may reopen in future years.

Further information