Undergraduate funding

These scholarships and studentships are available to undergraduate 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.

Holbeck Scholarship

These scholarships are open to pupils from schools and colleges in the Yorkshire and Humber region, who are applying to any UK university for entry in September 2024.

  • Funding: £1,750
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: UK (home) students

York Actuarial Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support academically talented students from lower-income households studying Actuarial Science at York.

  • Funding: £3,000 per year
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: 1

York Accounting, Business Finance and Management Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to support academically talented students from lower-income households studying Accounting, Business Finance and Management at York.

  • Funding: £3,000 per year
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: 1

Dean's Global Excellence Scholarship

To reward excellence, the Dean's Global Excellence Scholarship offers a tuition fee discount to talented undergraduate students within the faculties.

  • Funding: Full tuition fee discount for the first year followed by £10,000 tuition fee discount for the second and third year.
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) students
  • Number available: 2 per faculty

International Achievement Scholarship

Through this scholarship, we aim to celebrate the achievements of our best and brightest international undergraduate applicants.

  • Funding: £10,000 (first year of study only)
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) students
  • Number available: 50

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

Equal Access Scholarship (undergraduate)

We're pleased to offer two Equal Access Scholarships for undergraduate students who are seeking refuge in the UK. Please note that you must have applied to the University of York before submitting an application for this scholarship.

  • Funding: £12,300 living costs plus a full fee waiver
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (non-EU) students
  • Number available: 2

Cowrie Foundation Scholarship

Created to offer support to Black British undergraduates from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Funding: Tuition fees at the UK (home) rate, plus a maintenance stipend of up to £8,000 for each year of your course.
  • Academic year: 2025/26
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: Two

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: 2023/24
  • 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: 2023/24
  • Open to: UK (home) students

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: 2023/24
  • Open to: UK (home) students

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