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.
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.
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)
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 for MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship: 1 August 2017
Students applying to the MA in Composition for Film and Television are eligible to apply for a BAFTA scholarship.
The programme is open to British Citizens in need of financial assistance to take a post-graduate course in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 towards their annual course fees, as well as mentoring support from a BAFTA member, and free access to BAFTA events around the UK.
Three Prince William Scholarships are awarded in the name of HRH The Duke of Cambridge in his role as President of BAFTA. These recipients’ fees are funded by Warner Bros. and they will additionally receive a short funded work placement within the Warner Bros. group of companies, access to a Warner Bros. mentor, and invitations to a series of industry masterclasses.
Scholarship recipients take part in BAFTA's outreach to young people and share their learning experiences on BAFTA Guru, BAFTA's online learning channel. For more information please see their FAQs.
Application deadline: 12 June 2017
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.
Applications are invited for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship, to be undertaken at Bristol University (Department of Archaeology and Anthropology) and The British Museum (Departments of Middle East and Scientific Research). This studentship offers a unique and exciting opportunity to reconstruct the manufacture and trade of ancient luxury organic objects made from ivory, ostrich eggs, and Tridacna shell using digital microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). By assessing the working methods of such artefacts, this project will enhance our understanding of their creation, circulation and use during the Bronze and Iron Ages.
This project is supervised jointly by Drs Tamar Hodos and Joanna Brück (Bristol) and Drs Alexandra Fletcher and Caroline Cartwright (The British Museum). The student is expected to spend time at both Bristol University and The British Museum, and become part of the UK-wide CDP-funded student cohort.
Subject to AHRC eligibility criteria, the scholarship covers tuition fees and a grant (stipend) towards living expenses. The national minimum doctoral stipend for 2017/18 has been set by Research Councils UK as £14,553 plus £550 additional payment for Collaborative Doctoral Students. The Student Development Fund (equivalent to 0.5 years of stipend payments) supports the cost of training, work placements, and other development opportunities. For more information visit: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/skills/phdstudents/fundingandtraining.
The British Museum provides up to £1000 p.a. to cover travel and other costs the student incurs to conduct research at the Museum and elsewhere.
Please find details of this exciting studentship by downloading the following document: HRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship (Office document, 56kB)
Deadline: 12pm on 3 April 2017
Thanks to the generosity of a donor, the Augustine Heard Postgraduate Scholarship will provide a fully funded PhD scholarship to a scholar focusing on researching the links between British and American business communities in nineteenth century Hong Kong, drawing in substantial part on the archives of Augustine Heard & Co. and related collections held at the Baker Library, Harvard Business School, and would involve research in additional collections in Hong Kong, London and Cambridge.
For further informaiton please download a copy of the Augustine Heard Postgraduate Scholarship (Office document, 44kB)
The SWW DTP will be awarding up to 56 doctoral studentships in the Arts and Humanities for entry in September 2017. 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 12 January. These scholarships are for new students commencing their studies in 2017/18.
If you are interested in applying we would encourage you to attend the information day on the 28th November at the National Museum Wales, Cardiff. Please click here to find out more and to register.
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.
Please download the following document for more information: University of Bristol, Faculty of Arts Scholarships (Office document, 15kB)
Students must have submitted a full application and all relevant additional documentation by 12 noon on the day of the deadline to be considered.
In addition to the above Scholarships, the Faculty is pleased to be able to offer a limited number of generous fee reductions to candidates considered outstanding. All applicants will be automatically considered so no separate application is necessary. Successful candidates will be informed via their offer of admission letters.
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).
Deadline: 29 April 2017
Details to be confirmed shortly
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 Read-Tuckwell Postgraduate Research Scholarship 2017 (PDF, 43kB).
Deadline: 1 June 2017
Applicants must be ordinarily resident in India, and preference will be given to applicants of Kashmiri origin.
This scholarship is for a new student commencing their studies in 2017/18. For further information see the Student Funding website.
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 email@example.com 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).
Deadline: Monday 8th May 2017
Full payment of tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and an annual maintenance stipend of £14,553 (2017/18). Applications from international students outside of the EU are welcome; however the candidate would be expected to fund the difference between UK/EU fees and overseas fees.
The Department of History at the University of Bristol is offering one funded PhD studentship to work on the nineteenth century prophet, John Wroe, supervised by Dr John Lyons and Dr Anke Holdenried.
Please find details of this exciting studentship by downloading the following document: John Wroe and his Bible History Studentship (Office document, 45kB)
Deadline: 20 March 2017
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