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

The deadline to apply for this scholarship for 2024 entry has now passed.

We are offering two International LLM Scholarships worth £4,320 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

Details about how to apply for this scholarship for 2025 entry will be shared at a later date. 

University scholarships

The University offers a number of scholarship schemes for both home and international masters students.

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Scholarships available for School of Law students

Our graduates can take advantage of a discount on tuition fees thanks to our Alumni Rewards scheme.

University Scholarships open to all levels of study

Sanctuary Scholarship

The University of Sheffield offers Sanctuary Scholarships for those who have sought refuge in the UK due to a conflict in their home country, or have another reason for their forced migration to the UK. 

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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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International scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students, including undergraduate and postgraduate taught scholarships towards the annual tuition fee. Applications are open for existing offer holders.