University of Bristol alumni who go on to study for a postgraduate degree – either taught or research – at Bristol can benefit from a 10 percent reduction in tuition fees.
Taught awards for academic year 2018/19
A postgraduate loan is now available to help you pay for your Master’s (MA/MPhil) course.
For more information about postgraduate loans, visit Student Finance England's (SFE’s) dedicated student finance zone on the Student Room.
International: Chevening Scholarships
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.
Deadline: CLOSED (If you are interested in apply for a 2018/2019 Chevening Scholarship, applications open in August 2017)
MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholarship
We have five Santander Innovation Scholarships worth £3,000 each, which will be awarded as a one-off payment to the top five students on the MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme at the beginning of their course. These scholarships will be open to both home and overseas students and will be offered based on academic merit for the best innovation pitches (text or video) submitted, as judged by the innovations academic team. Representatives from Santander will meet the student award recipients at an event in September/October, near the start of term, when these scholarships will be awarded.
Application deadline: CLOSED
Research awards for academic year 2018/19
China Scholarship Council - University of Bristol Joint Scholarships Programme
The University of Bristol has a collaborative agreement with the China Scholarship Council to further the development of research collaborations between the UK and Chinese Universities and Research Institutions.
Successful candidates will receive tuition fees to cover the full period of the PhD, a stipend, a round-trip international airfare, visa and passport fees and high levels of research and professional skills training, coordinated by the Bristol Doctoral College.
Please click here for more information on this fantastic opportunity.
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership
The SWW DTP will be awarding up to 60 doctoral studentships in the Arts and Humanities for entry in September 2018. SWW DTP studentships are for three years as standard (or part-time equivalent).
Please apply for the studentship via the SWW DTP website. You will also need to apply for a place to study at the University of Bristol before the deadline of 11 January. These scholarships are for new students commencing their studies in 2018/19.
Deadline:11 January 2018
University of Bristol, Faculty of Arts Scholarships
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to be able to offer a number of fully-funded and/or half-funded PhD scholarships to UK, EU and international applicants showing exceptional research potential.
Students must have submitted a full application and all relevant additional documentation by 12 noon on the day of the deadline to be considered. Full details will be provided shortly.
Postgraduate Teaching Scholarships in English Literature
Home/EU/International: £4000 per annum, for three years. Recipients of the stipend will be expected to carry out three hours per week of Undergraduate teaching during term time.
These scholarships are for new students commencing their studies in 2017/18. For further information download a copy of the Postgraduate Teaching Scholarships in English Literature (PDF, 113kB).
Read-Tuckwell Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Home/EU/Overseas: One off payment of £3,500.
This scholarship is open to both new and current students. For further information download a copy of the .
Quentin Skinner Bursary
Professor Quentin Skinner, Fellow of the British Academy and Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities at Queen Mary University of London, gave the BIRTHA Annual Lecture in 2007. Professor Skinner donated his fee towards a postgraduate bursary, and has to date very generously continued to give an annual donation in support of the bursary.
The value of the Quentin Skinner Bursary is £2,500 and one award is made annually. The bursary is intended to assist newly-enrolled students in any Arts discipline whose projects are interdisciplinary or who have non-traditional academic trajectories. Because it is a one-year award preference will be given to applicants applying for the one-year MPhil although candidates intending to continue to the PhD are also eligible.
Applicants for entry to a research degree in 2017/18 who wish to be considered for the bursary should email the Arts Faculty Admissions Team at firstname.lastname@example.org to register their interest. Applicants should also attach a statement of no more than 500 words setting out details of their interdisciplinary project or non-traditional academic trajectory.
Home/EU/Overseas: One off payment of £5,500.
This scholarship is for a new student commencing their studies in 2017/18. For further information download a copy of the Morgan Scholarship entry requirements (Office document, 99kB).
Application deadline: CLOSED