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Funding for postgraduate students

General Guidance on University Funding: Postgraduate Taught

General Guidance on University Funding: Postgraduate Research

MA (Taught)

Postgraduate Loans Scheme

  • For Home/EU applicants under 60 years old, wishing to study our taught MA or LLM degrees

A government loan scheme is available for students applying for postgraduate courses. We expect details for 2020/21 entry to be confirmed in March 2020. For more information please see: www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/funding/uk-eu/loans/.

York Graduate Loyalty Discount

  • For all alumni holding an offer for a Masters programme at York

If you've completed an undergraduate degree at York you could be eligible for a 10% Masters fee discount.

Scholarships for Overseas Students

  • For overseas applicants at taught MA and PhD level

Applicants liable to pay tuition fees at the international rate may apply for a range of competitive scholarships offered by the University. We're delighted to offer almost 100 scholarships to high-achieving overseas students. These prestigious scholarships will recognise academic excellence by offering a tuition fee discount. For more information please see: Scholarship for Overseas Students.

Marshall Scholarships for US Students

  • For US applicants at taught MA and PhD level

The prestigious Marshall Partnership Scholarship scheme is open to citizens of the United States of America and offers financial support for graduate study at either Masters or Doctoral level at specific UK universities, including the University of York.

Each award is for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded, a York Marshall Partnership Scholarship candidate would be expected to study at the University of York. Full information on the application process can be access via the Marshall website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply.

MA (Stained Glass)

Direct Loans

  • For US applicants

The University of York is certified to receive Direct Loans, and many forms of private loans enable students to fund their study.

Student Financial Support provides information designed to help American students apply for a Direct Loans to fund their studies at York.

About Direct Loans

Marshall Scholarships for US Students

  • For US applicants at taught MA and PhD level

The prestigious Marshall Partnership Scholarship scheme is open to citizens of the United States of America and offers financial support for graduate study at either Masters or Doctoral level at specific UK universities, including the University of York.

Each award is for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded, a York Marshall Partnership Scholarship candidate would be expected to study at the University of York. Full information on the application process can be access via the Marshall website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply.

 

PhD

2020-21 York Graduate Research School Scholarships for Overseas Research Students

  • For overseas applicants at PhD level

These prestigious PhD scholarships, awarded by the York Graduate Research School, offer full funding (covering 100% of tuition fees, a stipend commensurate with the UKRI rate, plus a research training support grant) for the duration of a student’s enrolment period. Applications are open until Friday 31 January 2020, 11.59pm GMT. Full details, including eligibility and application details, can be found at: www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding/international/ygrs/.

Doctoral Loan Scheme

  • For Home/EU applicants under 60 years old, wishing to study our PhD degree

A government loan scheme is available for students applying for doctoral courses. We expect details for 2020/21 entry to be confirmed in March 2020. For more information please see: www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding/doctoral-loan/.

Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain scholarships

  • For applicants and current full-time PhD students 

Society members may apply for various scholarships offered by SAHGB. Applicants should either be about to commence, or currently undertaking, full-time PhD research. 

Marshall Scholarships for US Students

  • For US applicants at taught MA and PhD level

The prestigious Marshall Partnership Scholarship scheme is open to citizens of the United States of America and offers financial support for graduate study at either Masters or Doctoral level at specific UK universities, including the University of York.

Each award is for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded, a York Marshall Partnership Scholarship candidate would be expected to study at the University of York. Full information on the application process can be access via the Marshall website: http://www.marshallscholarship.org/applications/apply.

Other Research Degrees

Postgraduate Loans Scheme

For applicants to the MA by Dissertation or MPhil programme who are under 60 and who have lived in England or the EU for at least three years prior to beginning study.

 

 

A government loan scheme is available for students applying for postgraduate research programmes. We expect details for 2020/21 entry to be confirmed in March 2020. For more information please see: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/funding/uk-eu/loans/.

Please note only students applying directly for the MA by Dissertation or MPhil programmes (not as an early exit from the PhD) will be eligible.

Research and Travel Awards

Giles Worsley travel fellowship

  • For architectural historians at PhD level

The fellowship will be awarded to an architect or architectural historian who will spend three months (October to December) at the British School at Rome studying an architectural topic of their choice. Travel, accommodation and board, and a monthly stipend of £700 will be provided.

Each fellow will be required to deliver a public presentation to a general audience on their return.


Society for Renaissance Studies study fellowships

  • For current PhD students

Each year the Society for Renaissance Studies invites applications for Study Fellowships to support travel or, in exceptional circumstances, other research expenses for projects undertaken in connection with doctoral theses in the field of Renaissance Studies. For further information see the SRS Fellowship website.

Prizes

Society for Italian Studies Prizes

The Society for Italian Studies runs two Prize Competitions – in alternate years – for work in Italian Studies at British and Irish Universities:

  • The SIS Postgraduate Prize (in even years, e.g. 2018, 2020, etc.)
  • The British Italian Society Prize for Undergraduate and Postgraduate work (in odd years, e.g. 2019, 2021, etc.)

Full details may be viewed on the Society for Italian Studies website.