Postgraduate taught funding for international (including EU) students

We offer scholarships, bursaries and other funding to help you with tuition fees and living expenses.

Funding opportunities open and close all the time, so please check this page throughout the year.

These opportunities are open to students who pay tuition fees at the overseas rate. If you're unsure whether you're classed as a UK or international student for fee purposes, check your fee status.

If an organisation has offered to fund your studies, they must be an approved financial sponsor.

Funding for students with disabilities

If you have a mental health problem, long-term illness or any other disability, you may be eligible for additional financial support.

Funding opportunities

The following opportunities are currently open for applications.

Contact us

Got a question about applying to York? Email our friendly International Team for advice and support.

If you've already applied to study at York please use You@York to upload any documents. Please do not email documents to us.

international@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 324 000

International Regional Scholarship

Our International Regional Scholarship is here to support international undergraduate and postgraduate students to help them excel.

  • Funding: up to £9,000 (first year of study only)
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) students

Prime Minister’s Fellowship

The Governance Innovation Unit (GIU) at the Prime Minister’s Office in Bangladesh has been awarding Prime Minister Fellowships to government officials, university educators, and high-achieving individuals in higher education since 2018.

  • Funding: 6 million BDT
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: Students from Bangladesh

Commonwealth Scholarship

The University of York is a host university for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Various opportunities are available throughout the year. The majority of awards are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

  • Funding: various
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: Students from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize and more (see eligibility)

York Graduate Loyalty Discount

If you've previously studied at the University of York, you could be eligible for a tuition fee discount for postgraduate taught courses.

  • Funding: Ten per cent tuition fee discount
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Open to: International (including EU) and UK (home) students

GREAT Scholarship

We regularly offer scholarships to students from a selection of countries in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign.

  • Funding: £10,000
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Monday 20 May 2024, 11.59pm BST
  • Open to: Students from China, Nigeria (Justice and Law), Pakistan, Thailand and Turkey

Tan Kah Kee Scholarship

The Tan Kah Kee Scholarship offers postgraduate scholarships for Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing full-time PhD or Masters degrees.

  • Funding: $12,000
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Friday 31 May 2024, 11.30am BST
  • Open to: Students from Singapore

John Monash Scholarship

The John Monash Scholarship provides yearly funding to outstanding postgraduate taught and research students from Australia.

  • Funding: $75,000 AUD for each year of study
  • Academic year: 2024/25
  • Application deadline: Saturday 20 July 2024, 5pm BST
  • Open to: Students from Australia

Departmental opportunities

Many of our departments and centres offer additional opportunities and specialised guidance on funding your studies.

Other schemes and resources

  • Prodigy Finance (prodigyfinance.com) Tuition fee loans available to most international students, subject to eligibility. Lending for over 60 approved Masters degrees at York. Lending levels based on predictive post-degree salary indicators (no guarantor or co-signer required) Prodigy Finance fully responsible for lending decisions. Rolling application, no deadline. 

External opportunities are not vetted or endorsed by the University.

Previous opportunities

Many funding opportunities are renewed annually. Some of those listed below may reopen for applications later in the year.

Contact us

Got a question about applying to York? Email our friendly International Team for advice and support.

If you've already applied to study at York please use You@York to upload any documents. Please do not email documents to us.

international@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 324 000