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
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.
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:
- The Yorkshire Ladies' Council of Education Awards Funds
- USDVA Funding
- US Fulbright Awards
- US Marshall Scholarships