Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies funding opportunities

For wider University funding, see our central pages:

We offer the following departmental opportunities:

ONAOSI Foundation Scholarship

We're proud to offer limited National Opera for the Assistance of Italian Health Orphans scholarships for students entering a one-year taught or research Masters.

  • Funding: Full tuition fee waiver
  • Open to: Students from Italy
  • Number available: 3 plus two beneficiaries may obtain a 30% tuition

China Scholarships Council Scholarship

We're pleased to offer up to ten joint-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarships Council.

  • Funding: 100% of tuition fees for the full duration, which is typically three years; a grant for living costs; one return flight from China; UK visa fees
  • Open to: Students from China
  • Number available: 10

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

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies bursaries

We offer four bursaries towards fees for the MA in Eighteenth Century Studies.

  • Funding: £1,000 towards fees
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: four

The Sally Wainwright PhD Scholarship for the Study of Anne Lister

The Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York, in association with the Anne Lister Society, is delighted to invite applications to the Sally Wainwright PhD Scholarship.

  • Funding: Full tuition fees at UK home rate, plus a £20,000 per annum stipend for three years, and a small fund for research expenses.
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students
  • Number available: 1

Tom and Eileen House Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of alumnus Richard House, we can help ensure that the opportunity to study for a Masters degree is open to all.

  • Funding: £5,000 or £1,000
  • Open to: UK (home) students
  • Number available: 4

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
  • Open to: Students from Afghanistan (Afghans resident outside Afghanistan only), Albania, Algeria, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina and more (see eligibility)
  • Number available: Ten co-funded by York, plus the main awards

White Rose Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership

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.

  • Funding: Varies
  • 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
  • Open to: Students from China, Ghana, Nigeria (Justice and Law), Pakistan, Thailand and Turkey
  • Number available: 5