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.

MA Inclusion Scholarships

We are delighted to offer two £1500 scholarships for overseas students on each of the MA Inclusion pathways.

Deadline: 15 August 2022

University of Birmingham Commonwealth Masters Scholarships  

In celebration of the University’s proud status as a partner sponsor of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it is offering a generous Masters scholarship for international studentsfrom countries participating in the Commonwealth Games 2022 who are seeking to study a taught Masters degree at Birmingham in the 2022/23 academic year. 

Deadline: 31 August 2022


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