Postgraduate Funding

There are various funding opportunities available for postgraduate taught students and postgraduate research students. In addition the Music Department has two scholarships available the Julian Payne and Gladys Hall.

Student funding calculator 

Please note that to apply for a scholarship you will need to have made a course application.  Find out more about our postgraduate courses and how to apply

Funding for postgraduate taught degrees (Masters)

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships for International Studentsinternational-masters-scholarships

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 2019.

Deadline: 17:00 (UK time) Friday 26 April 2019 

Eligibility and how to apply 

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

Other funding for international students 

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 2018.

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 are open for 2019 entry. Deadline: Monday 13th May 2019 at 5pm.

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Postgraduate Government loans of up to £10,000

Loans are available to students studying eligible Masters courses.

The loans are intended to be a contribution to the costs of studying a postgraduate Masters course.

Who can apply?

Full-time, part-time and distance learning UK Masters students under the age of 60.

Applications are now open for 2019 entry.

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Alumni rewards for international students 

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

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Alumni rewards for Home/EU students

As a graduate of the University you can benefit from an automatic 10% discount on tuition fees.

There is no need to apply for this discount, it will be applied automatically.

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Department of Music scholarships

Julian Payne - 

Tuition fee scholarships of £3000 are available for Department of Music Masters students commencing in 2019/2020.

Deadline Friday 26th April 2019  17:00 GMT               Apply now for 2019 entry

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.