Scholarships and Studentships

Fees and funding for postgraduate taught degrees

Find out about tuition fees and funding for postgraduate taught courses 2019/20 at York.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme: If you're starting a Masters you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £10,280.  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 2019 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 2019. 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 2019 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.

Closing date: 30 April 2019

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2019.

Ten Greville Bloodworth Engineering Management Scholarships for September 2019 entry

We are pleased to announce that we have ten scholarships available for candidates enrolling on the MSc in Engineering Management in the Department of Electronic Engineering beginning in September 2019. 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 2019 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.

Closing date: 30 April 2019

Applicants will be notified of the result of their scholarship application by the department before the end of June 2019.

Fees and funding for research degrees

Find out about tuition fees and funding for research degrees (PhD, MPhil and MSc by research) 2019/20 at York.

Departmental Studentships:

Up to 6 fully funded PhD studentships available for October 2019 entry

We are pleased to announce that the Department has up to six fully funded PhD studentships starting in the 2019/20 academic year. These studentships will cover the tuition fee at the UK/EU rate (£4,345 in 2019/20) and a stipend at the standard research council rate for a period of 3 years (£14,777 in 2018/19).  International (non-EU) candidates are also welcome to apply but will be required to pay the difference between the UK/EU and international tuition fee rates (approximately £17,000 per year for the duration of the programme).

Up to three of these studentships are available in any research area in the Department of Electronic Engineering. Our research groups have a number of suggested projects available, information on these can be found on our research project pages. You are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate member of staff for each project, in the first instance, who will be able to advise you on your application.

Three of these studentships will be focused in the following areas:

For more information and how to apply: PhD studentships for October 2019 entry

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 31 January 2019

MSc by Research funded project: Nanofabricated structures and microfluidic devices for bacterial communities

Applications are invited for a one year full-time funded MSc by Research project starting in October 2019 in the Department of Electronic Engineering under the supervision of Dr José Juan-Colás and Dr Steve Johnson. 

Find out about the project and how to apply.

Closing Date for Applications: 31 January 2019

York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students: These scholarships are open to international students applying to study a research degree at York, beginning in the 2019/20 academic year.  Find out about the scheme.

University of York – China Scholarships Council joint research scholarshipsThese scholarships are open to Chinese nationals intending to begin a PhD in the 2019/20 academic year. They will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and CSC priorities. Find out more about the scheme.

EPSRC DTP Studentships: The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, EPSRC, allocates a number of research studentships to the Department each year. These allocations will be considered as part of the Departmental PhD studentships advertised for October 2019 entry.

UK government doctoral loan scheme: If you're starting a research degree from September 2019, you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £25,000. Find out more about the loan scheme.

 

Any questions?

Admissions Enquiries
Helen Smith

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Prof. Stephen Smith

(+44) 01904 324485