Funding support

The Department of Archaeology benefits from a number of grants and scholarships to support your learning or research.

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This page covers funding support specific to Masters courses in the Department of Archaeology. Visit the links below for general information on tuition fees and funding:

Postgraduate funding

The University of Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships

Full and partial scholarships available for UK and International Students. Find out more. 

Andrew Sherratt Fund

A call for applications for the 2023 funding round will be available in December 2022.

The Marek Zvelebil Scholarship for Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology

A £1,000 scholarship providing support to an excellent UK / EU /Overseas student applying to study for the MSc Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology. The scholarship is named in honour of the late Professor Zvelebil, who began his career in Sheffield as a BA Archaeology student and was an influential member of academic staff from 1981 until his death in 2011.

Each year, applicants who hold an offer of a place to commence their studies in September by 1st June will be automatically considered for this award. The successful candidate will be contacted in July.

Fulbright Scholarship (US citizens only)

The University of Sheffield is a recognised institution for the Fulbright Scholarship. The All Disciplines Award can be applied to any master's or doctoral degree at any recognised UK university, as well as for independent research projects. Find out more.

Marshall Scholarships (US citizens only)

Up to 40 scholarships are awarded each year, covering tuition fees and a stipend plus other benefits. Visit the Marshall Scholarships website


PhD funding

PhD scholarships

PhD scholarships available for UK and International students. Find out more

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