Overseas Student Bursary

The Department of English and Related Literature is delighted to announce a bursary for Overseas students joining the Department as undergraduates in October 2017. £1,000 sterling will be awarded, in the form of a partial fee-waiver, or a termly book prize, to the most successful Overseas English Literature student next October.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Paying fees at the overseas rate for the three years of your degree course
  • Studying single subject English Literature (Q300)
  • A 2017/18 UCAS applicant, due to start your course in October 2017.

The award will be based on the candidate's examination performance up to and including A level, or equivalent. Other performance indicators may also be taken into account by the Department's academic assessors.  There is no need to submit a formal application; all eligible applicants will be automatically considered.

University Scholarships for Overseas Students

In addition, the University offers some funding for overseas students.   These are competitive scholarships based on academic merit and financial need. 

The closing date for applications is 30th April 2017.

Why choose York?

The University of York has been welcoming students from all over the world since it was established, with currently over 20% of students coming from outside the UK. 

The campus is situated in pleasant parkland close to the historic and beautiful city of York.


An English student in a seminar.