MA Funding for 2016

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If you are considering postgraduate study from September 2016, details of awards available from the University are yet to be confirmed. Please check back for details here.

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) Masters funding

The University of Sheffield is part of the AHRC-funded White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) with the Universities of Leeds and York. Each University in this network offers WRoCAH Masters studentships for students undertaking taught or research-based Masters programmes, but who aspire to complete a doctoral research degree on successfully completing their MA.

Information on how to apply for a 2016/17 WRoCAH Masters studentship will be available late in 2015.

Alumni rewards for Home/EU students

Alumni fee discounts

As a graduate of the University you can also benefit from an automatic 10% discount on tuition fees.

There is no need to apply for this discount it will be applied automatically.

Alumni rewards for international students and their family

Rewards worth £1,500 per year of study are available for University of Sheffield graduates and siblings, spouses, sons and daughters of University of Sheffield graduates for all years of study. An additional £500 is available for University of Sheffield graduates who have received a first class honours undergraduate degree.

Find out more here.

Other sources of funding can be found here.


PGR Funding

Information on funding for UK, EU and International students.

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities

Applications for PhD funding for 2016/17 are now OPEN.

The White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) is an AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme. WRoCAH has over 50 AHRC studentships per year for the most talented Arts and Humanities PhD students.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 2 February 2016


Funding from The Department of Music

In addition the Music Department administers several smaller studentships – the Julian Payne and Gladys Hall Postgraduate Tuition Scholarships, the Charles Alan Bryars Postgraduate Scholarship and the Organ Scholarship. Please see the links opposite for details of the application process and the deadline for applications.

Other sources of funding

External sources of funding come from private grant-giving bodies and charities and can be sourced through publications and dedicated websites (see right hand link, Funding for Postgraduate Students).