Funding for UK/EU students 2020/21

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.

Top tip - Apply for funding as soon as possible if you need it. To be eligible for most scholarships you will need to hold an offer of a place.

Fee discount for York graduates

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

UK Government loans

You may be entitled to a UK Government Masters Loan to help fund your study.

University scholarships

Details of some of our scholarships for 2020 entry are currently being confirmed. More information will be available in the autumn.

Tom and Eileen House Scholarships

We expect to offer these four scholarships for students joining us in 2020/21.

Total System Services (TSYS) Masters Scholarship

We expect to offer these scholarships for students joining us in 2020/21. Further details will be available in the autumn.

ONAOSI Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships

This scholarship is for Italian beneficiaries of the ONAOSI Foundation. We expect to offer five full-fee scholarships for full-time Masters students joining us in 2020/21.

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 2020/21 entry.





Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies


Electronic Engineering


History of Art

English and Related Literature



Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media

York Management School

External scholarships

A number of external funding sources are also available. These scholarships are not managed by York.

Other funding resources