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 2020/21

These awards are for 2020/21 entry. Scholarships for 2021/22 entry will be confirmed in the autumn.

Tom and Eileen House Scholarships

We're offering four scholarships for students from any department that meet our widening participation criteria.

ONAOSI Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships

This scholarship is for Italian beneficiaries of the ONAOSI Foundation. We're offering five full-fee scholarships for full-time Masters students.

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

English and Related Literature


History of Art





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