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Think Big About Policy Research scholarship

Funding towards tuition fees for international postgraduate students studying within the School for Policy Studies.

One scholarship of £13,000 per year is available. This award is only available for applicants to MSc Policy Research and must be used towards the cost of the tuition fees.


You can apply if you:

  • have applied to start MSc Policy Research in September 2024
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes.

You do not need to have received an offer to study before submitting an international scholarship application.

How to apply

Apply using the international scholarships online application form.

You can find out more about this form in our guidance on how to apply for international scholarships.


Applications will close at 10 am (UK time) on Monday 29 April 2024.

Assessment process

Successful applicants will be contacted on or before Friday 24 May 2024.

Unsuccessful applicants will be notified shortly after.

Further details

If you apply for this scholarship, you are also automatically considered for the Think Big postgraduate scholarship. You do not need to submit any additional applications.

The application process is the same for all University of Bristol international scholarships, so the terms and conditions and frequently asked questions are also the same:

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