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 opportunities specific to the School of Law.

International LLM scholarship

We are offering two International LLM Scholarships worth £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

How to apply

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

Deadline: Applications have now closed. Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2022.

University scholarships

The University offers a number of scholarship schemes for masters students.

International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship 2022

Worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2022. The scholarships are available to all new international students who meet the eligibility criteria. 

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International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2022

The University is offering the International Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 to international students joining the University from selected regions to study a taught masters programme in September 2022.

The scholarship is worth £2,000. No additional scholarship application is required, if you meet the eligibility and award criteria below the scholarship will be applied as a tuition fee discount.

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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.

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