Scholarships and bursaries

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

A PhD scholarship is available to enthusiastic and highly motivated research fellows to work on a study that is part of a programme: Transforming Education, Transforming Lives: Learning Through the COVID-19 Pandemic. The studentship is supported by the YTL Foundation in Malaysia. 

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.


The UK Government provides non-means tested loans to cover the full cost of part-time tuition for all eligible English resident or non UK EU undergraduates whilst the postgraduate loans system for Masters degrees in the UK provides up to £11,222 if your course starts on or after 1 August 2020 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas, including distance education. Loans of up to £26,445 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