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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:

Top up scholarships for CONACyT/CONACyT-FUNED sponsored postgraduate students September 2020 entry

In support of the University’s agreement with CONACyT, we are pleased to announce that the department has a small number of top up scholarships for the best CONACyT/CONACyT-FUNED sponsored postgraduate students enrolling on any course in the Department of Electronic Engineering (MSc in Audio and Music Technology, MSc in Communications Engineering, MSc in Digital Systems Engineering, MSc in Embedded Wireless Systems, MSc in Engineering Management and MSc in Intelligent Robotics) beginning in September 2020. The scholarships are worth £2,000 each.

How to apply:

CONACyT/CONACyT-FUNED applicants holding an offer to study one of the above MSc courses for entry in September 2020 are eligible to apply.

To apply for a top up scholarship, please email Jamie Scott (elec-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk) and include your name, student number and confirmation that you have successfully obtained CONACyT/CONACyT-FUNED funding for September 2020 entry.

The top up scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit.

Application deadlines:

The first call for applications is open until 10 June 2020.
The second call for applications is open until 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 PhD studentships are available, beginning in the 2020/21 academic year:

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 October 2020 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 Jamie Scott (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 1 August 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