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Postgraduate funding: MA

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 Aysu Dincer ( about their intentions, so that the strongest possible funding proposal may be prepared.


1. National student loan system

There is a national student loan system in place for eligible 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 

2. Warwick Taught Master’s Scholarships (WTMSS)

The University of Warwick will be offering the Warwick Taught Masters Scholarship Scheme to support eligible postgraduate students in 2024/2025. The Scheme has £500,000 to allocate and we expect to make a minimum of 50 awards. Awards are set up to £10,000 per student and available to eligible Home fee status students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2024/2025. Full details here, deadline for applications 31st May 2024. 

3. CSR Part-fees Tuition Scholarship

Warwick’s Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (CSR) has two scholarships available of up to £5,000 each to deserving applicants to its taught MA in the Culture of the European Renaissance (which includes an optional term in Venice) for 2024/25. Full details, including application form, available HERE.

University of Warwick Fees

Other sources of funding for International Students only

Massaccio: Tribute Money.
c.1424-28. Brancacci Chapel, Florence