Master's Excellence Scholarships 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Taught Masters Excellence Scholarship Scheme for 2017/18 entry has been confirmed.

We are committed to investing up to a total of £500,000 in this high value competitive scholarship scheme to support home and EU students who are planning to start an eligible master's programme in September 2015.

The Scholarships are each worth a minimum of £3,000 and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.

“This scholarship package will give high-calibre students the opportunity to study at a world-leading, research-intensive university and help ease the associated financial burdens.”

Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-Chancellor

Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence.

We have two deadlines after which scholarship decisions will be made:

  • 15 March 2017
  • 5 July 2017

A link to the application form is available on the SIMS Applicant Portal.

For those that wish to apply for the 2017/18 Master's Excellence Scholarship Scheme, please consult the FAQ, eligibility criteria and application guidance documents before submitting an application.

Eligible programmes

Eligible programmes for the 2017/18 scheme include full-time and part-time taught programmes:

Eligible programmes for the 2017/18 scheme also includes the MRes in Biosciences.

Browse our programmes by A-Z or by using our course search.

Non-eligible programmes

  • Distance learning programmes
  • Taught programmes leading to a GDip, PgCert or PgDip
  • MPhil programmes
  • Top-up only master’s such as our LLM in Legal Practice.