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Scholarships and Studentships

Fees and funding for postgraduate taught degrees

Find out about tuition fees and funding for postgraduate taught courses at York.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme: If you're starting a Masters from September 2020 you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £11,222.  Find out more about the loan scheme.

York Graduate Loyalty Discount: If you've successfully completed an undergraduate degree at the University of York, you could be eligible for a taught Masters tuition fee discount. Find out more about the discount.

Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships for 2020/21 entry: Applications for these scholarships closed on 30 May 2020.

Greville Bloodworth Engineering Management Scholarships for 2020/21 entry: Applications for these scholarships closed on 30 May 2020.

Top up scholarships for CONACyT/CONACyT-FUNED sponsored PGT students September 2020 entry: Applications for these scholarships closed on 1 August 2020.

Fees and funding for research degrees

Find out about tuition fees and funding for research degrees (PhD, MPhil and MSc by research) at York.

Current studentships:

The following MSc by Research studentship is available, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year:

Exploring Immersion Through Biosensors in Audiovisual Applications

The following PhD studentships are available, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year:

Context Aware Personalised Audio Experiences

Creative affordances of orchestrated devices for immersive and interactive audio and audio-visual experiences

Dstl Research PhD Studentship: Resilient, ultra-dense mesh networks for infrastructureless communications

We also have a wide range of projects for students who can fund their own studies.  You can find out more about what's currently available on our PhD research projects page.

Other funding information:

Top up scholarships for CONACyT-sponsored PhD students 2020/21 entry

In support of the University’s agreement with CONACyT, we are pleased to announce that the Department of Electronic Engineering will be awarding top up scholarships to the best CONACyT-sponsored PhD students enrolling with us in the academic year beginning October 2020. The scholarships are worth £2,000 each.

How to apply:

CONACyT applicants holding an offer to study the PhD programme in the Department of Electronic Engineering for entry in the 2020/21 academic year are eligible to apply.

To apply for a top up scholarship, please email Helen Smith (elec-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk) and include your name, student number and confirmation that you have successfully obtained CONACyT funding.

Application deadline:

Applications will be considered up until 30 September 2020.

EPSRC DTP Studentships

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, EPSRC, allocates a number of research studentships to the Department each year. These cover living costs and academic fees for a period up to three and a half years. To be nominated for one of these studentships you must have been accepted to do a PhD degree in the Department, have or expect to obtain at least an upper second class honours degree (or its equivalent) and be settled in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for a period of at least three years prior to the start of the programme. (For nationals of EU member states who are not UK residents this funding only covers tuition fees: full details on student eligibility can be found on the EPSRC website). Please contact Helen Smith for further details.

UK government doctoral loan scheme

UK government doctoral loan scheme: If you're starting a research degree from August 2020, you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £26,445. Find out more about the loan scheme.

York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students

The York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students are open to international students applying to study a PhD degree at York, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year.  Find out about the scheme. Applications for 2020/21 are closed.

Any questions?

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Susie Beckham and Helen Smith

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Professor Stephen Smith

+44 (0)1904 324485