Funding for UK/EU students 2019/20

A number of scholarships and loans are available to help with the cost of living and course fees. Details often depend on your personal circumstances and on the course you plan to study.

You should apply for funding as soon as possible if you require it for your postgraduate study. To be eligible for most scholarships you will need to hold an offer of a place.

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

UK government loans

The UK government offers up to £10,609 loans to Masters students starting courses from September 2019. Applications are open.

University scholarships

Details of our University scholarships for 2019 entry are currently being confirmed. More information will be available soon.

Departmental and alumni scholarships

We also offer some department-funded scholarships, as well as awards made possible thanks to the generous donations of York alumni and donors. The following scholarships have been confirmed so far for 2019/20 entry.


Language and Linguistic Science

Professional and Career Development Loans

Professional and Career Development Loans ( are bank loans that can be used to pay for your studies. You can borrow between £300 to £10,000. Loans are usually offered at a reduced interest rate, with no interest to pay while you're studying.

External scholarships

These scholarships are not endorsed by the University of York.

Other funding resources: