Routes into Masters Scholarships
These financial awards are for students wanting to do an on-site Masters.
The course can be done either full-time (one year) or part-time (two years).
What the awards cover
These awards are available to outstanding students from the UK who wish to do a Masters degree (MA or MRes) at the University of Nottingham in:
The Scholarships start in September 2023.
These studentships are intended to provide a route in to the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. It is crucial that applicants make a clear case for how the Masters will lead to an intended PhD programme.
The Masters studentships do not guarantee subsequent doctoral funding, for which a separate application must be made.
How to apply
Step 1: Find your course
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
School of English
School of Humanities
A limited number of Masters degrees in the Schools of Geography, Law and Politics may also be eligible for this funding. Examples include:
Step 2: Apply for your course
- Begin the application process.
- Ensure that the Admissions Office has received two references by 12 noon, Monday 24 April 2023. You should select referees who have the detailed knowledge required to appraise your recent intellectual development and preparedness for the programme of study you will be undertaking.
- If you already hold an offer of a place, and would like to arrange for updated references to be considered, please make sure your referees send their updated references to BR-RA-DTPfirstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon, Monday 24 April 2023.
Step 3: Apply for funding
- Read the guidance notes before starting.
- Complete all sections of the application form as fully as possible, bearing in mind the information contained in the guidance.
- Ensure your application is submitted to BR-RA-DTPemail@example.com by 12 noon, Monday 24 April 2023.
The Scholarship has allowed me to focus on my masters without working part-time or taking out a student loan.
It has also helped me fund additional language and skills courses, which will benefit me when completing a PhD.
Other funding available
There is often subject-specific funding available:
Search our central funding listings for other opportunities.
Do a PhD with the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership