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.

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 research (PhDs)

PhD Studentships on the Broadway musicals of Lerner and Loewe

The Department of Music is delighted to announce three new doctoral scholarships, generously funded by The Frederick Loewe Foundation and supervised by Dr Dominic McHugh.

The award will cover the cost of UK/EU tuition fees and provides an annual maintenance grant (£14,762 in 2017-18) for three years. They also include a small research grant of £500 per academic year to support travel costs. The studentships will commence on 1 October 2017.

Information regarding the project, funding and how to apply.

Applications are now open, closing date is 15 June 2017

Who can apply?

The awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants who are applying to study full time. Owing to the project duration, part-time study is not possible.

Postgraduate research scholarships

Scholarships from the University of Sheffield and external sources are available for new postgraduate research students to help cover tuition fees and living expenses. These include:

  • University of Sheffield Scholarships
  • Research Council Funding
  • Other Funding Bodies
  • Funded Projects

Applications are now closed for 2017 entry

Find out more about the scholarships and funding available and how to apply.

Department of Music scholarships

Julian Payne

Tuition fee scholarships of £3000 are available for Department of Music Masters students commencing in 2017/2018.

Applications are now closed for 2017 entry

Who can apply?

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

Apply now

Gladys Hall

Continuation tuition fee scholarships of £750 are available for current PhD students.

Applications are now closed for 2017 entry

Who can apply?

Full-time, part-time, UK, EU and international continuing PhD students within the Department of Music.

Apply now

Funding for postgraduate taught degrees (Masters)

White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) Masters funding

WRoCAH is providing 2 fully funded studentships and a further 8 fee scholarships

Applications are now closed for 2017 entry

Who can apply?

Full-time, part-time and distance learning UK and EU taught or research-based Masters students who aspire to complete a doctoral research degree (PhD).

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Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers a number of Masters scholarships for students undertaking taught or research-based Masters programmes, but who aspire to complete a doctoral research degree on successfully completing their MA.

Applications are now closed for 2017 entry

Who can apply?

Full-time, part-time and distance learning UK, EU and international taught Masters students.

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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 2017.

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 now closed for 2017 entry

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Postgraduate Government loans of up to £10,000

The postgraduate Masters loan schemes were announced in the Autumn Statement. All taught Masters courses are eligible.

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.

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Alumni rewards for international students and their family

Rewards worth £1,500 per year of study are available for University of Sheffield graduates and siblings, spouses, sons and daughters of University of Sheffield graduates for all years of study.

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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.