Funding for UK/EU students

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 2018. Applications are open.

University scholarships

The following scholarships have been confirmed so far for 2018/19 entry.

Tom and Eileen House Scholarships 

Thanks to the generous support of alumnus Richard House, We are offering four taught Masters scholarships; two worth £5,000 each and two worth £1,000 each.

Total System Services (TSYS) Masters Scholarship

The scholarship is funded by TSYS. In order to be eligible you must have an offer for a place on one of the following Masters degrees:

  • MSc in International Business and Strategic Management
  • MSc in Accounting and Financial Management
  • MSc in Human Resource Management
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Management with Business Finance
  • MSc in Global Marketing.

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.

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
Centre for Medieval Studies
Centre for Modern Studies
Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Computer Science
Electronic Engineering
Health Sciences
History of Art

Language and Linguistic Science
Social Policy and Social Work

ONAOSI Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships

We are offering up to 5 full fee scholarships for students entering a one-year taught or research Masters programme in 2018. These scholarships are funded by a generous donation from the ONAOSI Foundation, based in Perugia, Italy.

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: