Detailed information on annual tuition fees and the university's full list of postgraduate funding opportunities can be found here.
The UK/EU Postgraduate Financial Guide 2017/18 can be found here.
Further details of funding opportunities for 2016/17 will be published on this page as they become available.
Please note that if you are intending to submit an application for any of the funding opportunities listed, you should first contact a member of staff in the department to discuss your application. For research degrees, this should be your prospective supervisor, for taught programmes this should be the Chair of the Graduate School Board, Heather Marsden (firstname.lastname@example.org); If you have not yet been allocated a research supervisor, you should email a draft copy of your proposal and funding application to Heather Marsden.
Candidates working on research topics supervised within our department are eligible to apply for various awards.
The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme. WRoCAH is able to offer over 50 AHRC studentships per year to UK/EU candidates with a place for doctoral study at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield or York.
Applicants for an AHRC studentship must have applied for a place of study in an eligible School, Department of Centre and may only apply for funding at one of Leeds, Sheffield or York. The studentship application form and details of how to apply are only available from the WRoCAH Doctoral Studentships page.
If you have any queries, please contact Prof Peter Sells on email@example.com.
If you're starting a Masters programme after September 2016 you may be entitled to a government-backed loan of up to £10,000. For more details and to check your eligibility, please see the UK Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme page.
If you have completed an undergraduate degree at York you could be eligible for a 10% Masters fee discount.
York offers a discount in taught postgraduate Masters tuition fees for all Home, EU and International alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of York.
The Department is offering two studentships, each to the value of £3,500 towards course fees, for students who have no other funding. All such applicants currently holding offers of a place for 2017 will automatically be considered. The date for reviewing studentship applications is 30 March 2017.
The University offers several scholarships for taught and research students who pay tuition fees at the overseas rate.
The University of York is offering up to 10 joint-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarships Council (CSC). The scholarships are open to Chinese nationals intending to begin a PhD in the 2016/17 academic year. They will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and York and CSC priorities.
While Language & Linguistic Science is not a priority subject area for this scheme, PhD applicants to this department may register their interest in being considered for one of these scholarships if a place is available. For further details please see the CSC Research Scholarships webpage.
In previous years, the Philological Society has offered a limited number of bursaries, for students embarking on a postgraduate Masters programme in the areas of linguistics or philology.
The University has available other sources of funding with special and specific requirements, e.g. hardship or disability. A full list can be found here.
The University also maintains a list of other overseas scholarships (e.g. Fulbright, Commonwealth etc.) with more specific eligibility criteria.
Who to contact
For admissions enquiries:
For funding specific enquiries:
- Gem Kirk
- Heather Marsden
Chair of Graduate School Board
Taught masters courses