There is limited funding available for postgraduate taught students, with a number of funding sources having been reduced over recent years. The scholarships team works to source new funding opportunities and work with departments to bid for new funding sources. Information about all scholarships available for PGT students can be found on this webpage.
Some of the key scholarships to be aware of are:
Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships
The Warwick Taught Masters Scholarships Scheme (WTMSS) offering £500,000 of scholarships to support eligible postgraduate students for 2017/18 entry. 100 awards of £5000 per student will be available to eligible Home/EU students from under-represented groups who wish to start a postgraduate taught masters course in 2017-18.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
The Commonwealth Shared scholarships are co-funded by departments who fund the stipend element of the award. The Graduate School coordinates an annual bid for these awards which is normally submitted around June of each year, with notification of results being received later in October. The Graduate School coordinates these awards.
The University receives a number of Chevening awards each year, departments are asked to offer a 20% fee reduction for these awards with Chevening covering the rest. Students apply directly through Chevening, with the University receiveing notifcation of awards in the summer term each year.
Marshall/ Fulbright Scholarship
The University has an agreement with the Fulbright commission to welcome one scholar each year to study on a one-year master’s degree at the University. Applications are normally submitted in October each year and are submitted by the student to the Fulbright Commission, however the application will normally require letters of support by both the department and University. Further information about the awards can be found on this webpage.
The prestigious Marshall Scholarship scheme is open to US citizens wishing to pursue a one or two year masters in the UK. Applications are submitted by the student’s current US institution, with the University providing letters of endorsement to be submitted as part of the application. Further details about the Marshall Scholarship scheme can be found here.