Fees, funding and awards

Departmental and CREMS Awards 

Applicants for the MA in Renaissance & Early Modern Studies qualify for any appropriate bursaries offered by the Department of History, as well as the CREMS Scholarships which are dedicated to this course (see below). In all cases, applicants apply for a place to study at York before applying for specific funding opportunities. Further scholarships for Home and International students are available through the University.

CREMS Scholarships, each worth £2,000

CREMS offers 2 Scholarships for the MA Renaissance & Early Modern Studies, each worth £2,000 towards fees. All successful applications received and accepted by the end of July will be automatically considered, unless another major award has already been allocated. The CREMS awards are open to all prospective scholars from the UK, EU and Overseas.

Department of History Scholarships

Thanks to the considerable generosity of the University's donors, the History Department is able to offer a number of scholarships to MA students commencing their studies in October 2016.  All applicants who have applied to study on one of the MA programmes in the Department of History by midnight on Friday 6 May 2016 will be considered for a scholarship; there is no need to make a separate application.


Further Funding Opportunites 


UK Government postgraduate loan scheme

If you are a UK student beginning a Masters programme from September 2016 you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £10,000.  

York Graduate Loyalty Discount (UK/EU)

The University is offering a discount in taught postgraduate Masters tuition fees for all Home and EU alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of York.  Eligible candidates could have their tuition fees discounted by 10%.  Full details can be found at York Graduate Loyalty Discount. 

Funding for UK/EU students

A number of scholarships and loans are available to help with the cost of living and course fees.

Scholarships for international students

The University offers some funding for students who pay fees at the overseas rate. 

US Students