Postgraduate scholarships

We are committed to giving you as many opportunities as possible to succeed. There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from both the UK and overseas.

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Department scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships specific to the School of Law.

Edward Bramley Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

The deadline has now passed to apply for this scholarship for 2020 entry. Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2020.

International LLM Scholarship

Our International LLM Scholarships offers £4,000 towards tuition fees for two outstanding students. 


You must

  • be an overseas student for fee purposes

  • have an academic offer from us to study the full-time LLM (includes Sheffield LLM, LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways)

  • have an application number

Applicants from eligible countries will still automatically be eligible for the International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2021 (worth £2,000) and can apply for the International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship 2021 (worth 25% of the tuition fee).

How to apply

You must complete the International LLM Scholarship application form, including a 2,000 word essay. Essay topic ‘Law alone cannot address all social problems.’ Discuss. 

The deadline has now passed. 

Scholarship applications will be considered together with your application for admission. 

Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2021.

University scholarships

The University runs several central scholarship schemes for masters students.

Central funding for postgraduate taught courses

Useful tools

Student funding calculator - give us a few details and we'll calculate how much money you could get towards your study and living costs, or suggest funding that you may be eligible for. 

Fee lookup tool - use our online calculator to find out how much your postgraduate course will cost.

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate taught scholarships

Explore scholarships for postgraduate taught courses starting in 2022, including:

  • 100+ scholarships worth £10,000 each for home fee-paying students
  • 125 scholarships worth 25 per cent of the tuition fee for international students