Master's Excellence Scholarships

We are pleased to announce that the Taught Master's Excellence Scholarship Scheme for 2018/19 entry has been confirmed.

If you're applying for a UK Government postgraduate loan then you are still eligible to apply for a Master’s Excellence Scholarship.

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 2018.

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

How to apply

The deadlines for applications for the scholarships for 2018/19 are as follows:

  • Wednesday 7 March 2018
  • Wednesday 4 July 2018.

For full details please read our FAQs, eligibility criteria and application guidance documents.

A link to the application form for the Master's Excellence Scholarships is available on the SIMS Online Applicant Portal. Before being able to access the Applicant Portal, you will need to have submitted your programme application, after which you will receive new login details for the Applicant Portal.

Browse our programmes by A-Z or Academic School.

Value and programmes

Eligible programmes include full-time and part-time programmes leading to a master's. Not included are our distance learning programmes and taught programmes leading to a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, as well as research master's such as the MPhil and MRes.

“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

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Scholarship value: £3,000 for full-time Master's programme.