Funding for postgraduate taught programmes

We are one of the largest and most influential Politics Departments in the UK.

Research is at the heart of what we do, and we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference as well as driving forwards knowledge and understanding of Politics and International Relations on a global scale.

We offer a range scholarships to support students on postgraduate taught programmes.

ā€ŒPostgraduate loans

Information on the loan scheme can be found here.

Please note: Unfortunately EU students studying on the two-year Mundus MAPP in Public Policy are not eligible to apply for a postgraduate loan.


The University offers a discount in taught postgraduate Masters tuition fees for all alumni who have graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of York. The discount is available to both Home/EU and Overseas students.

York Graduate Loyalty Discount


You will find information on the full range of Chevening scholarships on the Chevening website

Chevening/University of York Partnership Award (for students from China)

Eligible students applying to the following programmes may apply for a joint-funded Masters scholarship in collaboration with Chevening:

If you wish to be considered for this award you should select the University of York as your first preference in your Chevening application.

Other Scholarships available

Information on funding provided centrally by the University of York is available here.

Country-specific information can be found here.

Other potential funding sources:

Who to contact

For information on any of the funding sources mentioned here please contact:

Rosie in the Graduate Office

+44 (0) 1904 323526