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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:

Departmental Taught Masters Scholarships for September 2021 entry

A number of departmental scholarships are available to candidates enrolling on any taught MSc 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 2021. The scholarships are worth up to £5,000 each.

How to apply:

Applicants (UK/EU and International) holding an offer to study one of the above MSc courses for entry in September 2021 are eligible to apply.

To apply for this scholarship you must supply a personal statement between 200 to 400 words. You should give your name, MSc course, student number and tell us why you think you are a strong candidate for this scholarship. Please include why you have applied to undertake your chosen degree at this university and specifically:

  • Your academic background.
  • The features and content of the specific degree programme you applied for.
  • The reasons why you chose this University and the appeal of York as a UK location.

Please make your scholarship application by email to Helen Smith and Susie Beckham at elec-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk

Closing date: 30 April 2021

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2021.

Greville Bloodworth Engineering Management Scholarships for September 2021 entry

We are pleased to announce that we have a number of Greville Bloodworth EM scholarships available for candidates enrolling on the MSc in Engineering Management in the Department of Electronic Engineering beginning in September 2021. The scholarships are worth £2,500 each.

How to apply:

Applicants (UK/EU and International) holding an offer to study the MSc in Engineering Management course for entry in September 2021 are eligible to apply.

To apply for this scholarship you must supply a personal statement between 200 to 400 words. You should give your name, student number and tell us why you think you are a strong candidate for this scholarship. Please include why you have applied to undertake your chosen degree at this university and specifically:

  • Your academic background.
  • The features and content of the specific degree programme you applied for.
  • The reasons why you chose this University and the appeal of York as a UK location.

Please make your scholarship application by email to Helen Smith and Susie Beckham at elec-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk

Closing date: 30 April 2021

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2021.

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 studentship is available to begin as soon as possible:

On-device learning and signal processing for evolvable wireless communications

The following PhD studentship is available, beginning in the 2021/22 academic year:

EPSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship: High bandwidth covert underwater acoustic 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:

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 2021/22 academic year. Application deadline: Friday 29 January 2021, 11.59pm GMT. Find out about the scheme.

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.

Any questions?

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Susie Beckham and Helen Smith

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Professor Stephen Smith

+44 (0)1904 324485