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Scholarships and bursaries

There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students at our School, listed in the table below. These include QMUL bursaries and scholarships as well as external sources of funding.

ScholarshipApplicationValueUK/EU/overseas students
International Science and Engineering Excellence awardsNo need to apply, all students who meet the eligibility criteria will receive this scholarship  £5,000Overseas students
QMUL-Chevening scholarshipsStudent should apply directly to CheveningFull tuition fees, travel to and from the UK, grant for thesis, monthly personal living allowance and other expensesOverseas students from a Chevening-eligible country
Santander Masters ScholarshipAny one-year masters course£3,000Home/EU/overseas

UK Government Postgraduate Loans scheme

A government-backed Postgraduate Loans scheme is available for masters degrees, with loans of up to £10,000 being available for eligible students. For part-time courses, the £10,000 will be split over the number of years that the course lasts, meaning that for a two-year course, you would get up to £5,000 in each year.  To check eligibility and read more about the loans visit the QMUL postgraduate finance pages.

Alternative sources of funding

For information on other sources of funding, such as funding from research councils, career development loans, and overseas scholarship schemes, visit the central QMUL funding pages.

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