Arts & Humanities Masters Scholarships

Prospective Postgraduates - Pursue the extraordinary

Funding is available for Masters in Arts & Humanities subjects.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Masters Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers a number of Masters scholarships of £10,000 for students undertaking taught or research-based Masters programmes, but who aspire to complete a doctoral research degree on successfully completing their MA.

Applications for 2018/2019 Scholarships are now open, please apply using this link. Applications close on 22/3/2018 at 17.00 and results will be announced by 31/5/18 at the latest.

University of Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships

The University of Sheffield offers 100+ scholarships worth £10,000 each for students starting a taught postgraduate course at the University in 2018.  Details of the scheme for 2018 entry are available here.

The scholarships are for students who meet at least one of our widening participation criteria and/or students who achieve a first in their undergraduate degree. Further information on these awards is available at

Alumni Scholarships

Postgraduate Masters Alumni Rewards

For graduates of the University of Sheffield, classified as Home or European for fee purposes, a fee discount of 10% will be applied for Full and Part Time Masters, Certificates and Diplomas - for further information visit the Alumni Rewards page.

International Students Alumni Rewards

Rewards worth £1,500 per year of study are available for all University of Sheffield graduates and siblings, spouses, sons and daughters of University of Sheffield graduates for all years of study. An additional £500 is available for University of Sheffield graduates who have received a first class honours undergraduate degree.

Students must be self-funding and classified as overseas for fee purposes. For further information see the International Students Alumni Rewards page.

International Office Scholarships

The University's International Office offers a range of country-specific scholarships for international students. For further information, visit the International Office webpages.

External funding bodies

There are external funding bodies (charities, trusts etc) who offer support for MA courses. You can search our lists of external funders as a starting point. These pages also contain links to scholarship search sites which you can use to look for further sources of funding.