Scholarships, Studentships and bursaries

There are a range of scholarships, bursaries and other support available for new and current students in the School of Education. 

Postgraduates may use the Postgraduate Funding Database to search for scholarships and bursaries whilst International students may may benefit from a number of country specific scholarships. General funding advice may also be found on the Student Funding Office webpages.

PhD Studentship

ESRC DTP in Collaboration with ADR UK: Are Apprenticeships a Genuine Alternative to University Study? An Investigation Using Administrative Data.

Deadline: 28 February 2023.


The UK Government provides non-means tested loans to cover the full cost of part-time tuition for all eligible English residents whilst the postgraduate loans system for Masters degrees in the UK provides up to £11,836 (for UK and EU students with settled or pre-settled status) if the course starts on or after 1 August 2022 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas, including distance education. Loans of up to £27,892 are also available for eligible Doctoral students

If you wish to apply for funding for a research degree in the School of Education, please email