Current postgraduate student funding table

This page lists funding opportunities for current University of Sheffield postgraduate students.

If you are a prospective postgraduate student applying to the University then you may want to consider the opportunities listed on our prospective postgraduate funding page.

Click on the link for each award for current students to find out more. 

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online

This guide is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards to any student regardless of subject or nationality. Simply click 'login' if you are on campus or register using your student email address (ends in @sheffield.ac.uk). 

If you are a prospective student please contact the Financial Support Team to obtain a pin number.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online

Masters Loan

Loans for postgraduate taught Masters programmes for students aged under 60. 

Masters Loan

Doctoral Loan

Loans of over £25,000 for postgraduate research students starting their course after August 2018.

Doctoral Loans

The Careers Service

Postgraduate funding information provided by The Careers Service.

The Careers Service

Financial Support from the University

Information about the funds available from the University for students facing higher than expected costs.

Financial Support

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships

Fellowships will be available for up to 6 graduates, from the United Kingdom, to study for up to 2 consecutive years in one of the Faculties of Harvard. 

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships

Future Finance

Future Finance provide loans to students. University of Sheffield students who use this link to access the website will benefit from a discount on the loan administration fee.

Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website. Please note, we encourage you to look for other sources of funding before taking out commercial loans.

Future Finance

Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust

The trust applies to women who are from an immigrant or refugee background and who intend to practise or teach law in the UK.

Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust

Kennedy Scholarships

Scholarships for postgraduate study at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kennedy Scholarships

The Law Society

Funding opportunities for Law students.

The Law Society

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust offers financial support for grocers, pharmacists, commercial travellers and their families. Please note that if you apply The University will be sent an electronic confirmation form which will be verified using data held on your student registration record.

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

Participation Grant

Awards to contribute towards the cost of getting involved in Students' Union led activities.

Participation Grant

Funding for PGDE students

Funding information for PGDE students.

PGDE Funding

RIBA scholarshi

Funding available to support students studying architecture. 

RIBA scholarships and bursaries

The Scholarship Hub

The Scholarship Hub allows you to search for scholarships, grants or bursaries for postgraduate study.

The Scholarship Hub

Other external funding bodies

This lists external organisations offering funding for postgraduate study. The University is not involved in the selection and award of these scholarships and applications should be made directly to the relevant funding body.

Other External Funding Bodies