Students wishing to pursue a postgraduate course in Renaissance Studies at Warwick are able to explore various avenues for funding, depending on the course they are choosing and other criteria. Applicants are encouraged to investigate the opportunities below, check the deadlines carefully, and communicate early on with the Director of Graduate Studies Dr Marco Nievergelt (M.Nievergelt@warwick.ac.uk) about their intentions, so that the strongest possible funding proposal may be prepared. (Jump to Funding for Master's Degrees)
The Chancellor's Scholarships are Warwick's own scheme for funding PhD research and are open to International students only. Students in their first year of PhD study at Warwick may also apply. In both cases, a strong support statement must be made, so preparations should begin early. The scholarships competition for 2019 entry is now closed. Applications typically opening circa August, and usually have January deadlines.
The University of Warwick are pleased to launch the Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme to support eligible postgraduate students in 2019/20. Awards are set at up to £10,000 per student and available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2019/20.
There will be two rounds of WTMSS applications for 2019/20 entry, the main portion of funding will be allocated during the first round, which is now open. The deadline for applications to be received is 1 April 2019 (16:00hrs).The second round will open for applications on 1 May 2019 and will close on 1 July 2019 (16:00hrs). Full details and eligibility criteria can be found here https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/gsp/scholarships_and_funding/wtmss
There is also a student loan system for postgraduate master's degrees, which are government-backed loans, and are offered in any master's subject, but only to students under the age of 60; they will be repaid concurrently with any undergraduate loans. More details at https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/funding/fundingyourstudies/pgmastersloans-2018/