How to fund your studies


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We have a generous range of funding available for postgraduate study from School, University and external sources.  In all cases, candidates must first have applied for a place of study before applying for scholarships.

A full list of scholarships can be found on the University website.

School of History and Institute for Medieval Studies MA Scholarships

Up to four taught masters scholarships are available at a value of £14,500 each (as a full/partial fee waiver and partial cash award where the fees are less than the award).

To apply for a School of History and Institute for Medieval Studies MA scholarship, please complete the application form and return it by email to: before the deadline of 4 May 2018 at 17:00 (UK time)

If you apply for a University-administered scholarship, you will automatically be considered for a School of History and Institute for Medieval Scholarship and you do not need to complete the School scholarship application form. 

Alumni Bursary

If you are a former student of the University of Leeds, you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.  Find out more about the University of Leeds Alumni bursary.

Other funding sources

History postgraduates are often eligible for funding from other sources, including:

You may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate loan, please visit the website for more details. 

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  1. Scholarships
  2. Employment in the School
  3. University Scholarships