Marjorie Shaw Scholarships

The Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Sheffield is pleased to announce the following funding opportunity for MA applicants.

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We are delighted to announce a scholarship of £10,000 towards tuition fees for Taught MA students specialising in French & Francophone Studies in the School of Languages and Cultures at University of Sheffield in 2023-2024. These scholarships have been generously funded by a legacy from the late Dr Marjorie Shaw who was a lecturer in French at Sheffield for over 30 years. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 14 July 2023.

For full details on the MA Modern Languages and Cultures, please see:

All students (full-time, part-time, UK, EU, overseas) are eligible to apply. Successful part-time students will receive their £10,000 scholarship over two years of study. Scholarships are not renewable beyond the end of academic year 2023-24.

In order to be eligible for a Marjorie Shaw scholarship, applicants must have applied for a place on the Taught MA in the School of Languages and Cultures by Friday 14 July 2023.

Further information on how to apply

In addition, applicants must write to Dr David McCallam ( by Friday 14 July 2023 to indicate their intention to study in the broad field of French and Francophone Studies and their wish to be considered for this Scholarship.

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International Merit Scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.