Fees and funding

There are various funding opportunities available for postgraduate taught students and postgraduate research students. In addition, the Department of Music has the Julian Payne scholarship available.

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Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships for International Students

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is offering two Masters scholarships worth £10,000 towards tuition fees for international (non-EU) students undertaking full time postgraduate taught Masters programmes starting in September 2020.

Deadline: Applications now closed for 2019 entry. 

Eligibility and how to apply

Please note: This scholarship cannot be used for distance learning courses.

Julian Payne Scholarship

Tuition fee scholarships of £3000 are available for Department of Music Masters students commencing in 2020/2021.

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Who can apply?

Full-time, part-time, distance-learning, UK, EU and International Master of Arts (MA) students within the Department of Music.

Please note that the Julian Payne award cannot be combined with another award received from the University of Sheffield. Applicants who have been successful for multiple awards will be asked to choose which award they will accept.



International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship 2020

We are delighted to offer 125 International Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships in 2020.

Each scholarship is a competitive award worth 25% of the original tuition fee for a postgraduate taught programme starting in September 2020. The scholarships are available to all new international (non-EU) students who meet the eligibility criteria.

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Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships worth £10,000

The University of Sheffield is pleased to offer 100+ scholarships worth £10,000 each for home students starting a taught postgraduate course in 2020.

The scholarships are for students who meet at least one of the widening participation criteria and/or students who achieve a first in their undergraduate degree. If your application is successful you can use the scholarship towards fees or living expenses, the choice is yours.

Applications for 2020 entry will open on Monday 25 November 2019.

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Postgraduate open days

Find out what its like to study as a postgraduate student in Sheffield - visit the Department of Music on one of our upcoming open days.

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