Funding for Overseas Students

Lancaster Castle

The Peel Trust Studentship

Level of Study: All

Eligibility: UK/EU & Overseas aged 21 or over

Deadline: 22nd May 2020

Details of Award: Award up to an individual maximum of £2,500 reserved for applicants aged 21 or over on the first day of the first term for which they are seeking assistance.

The Peel Trust Studentship (worth up to £2,500) is unique to Lancaster, and is reserved for applicants aged 21 or over on the first day of the first term for which they are seeking assistance. Both UK and international students may apply, with applications assessed on the basis of academic merit and financial need. 

The Peel Trust Studentship
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Cultures of Creative Practice and Social Change (Department of Languages and Cultures)

 

Level of Study: PhD degree

Eligibility: UK/ EU and Overseas

Deadline: 28 February 2020

Details of Award: Fully funded research scholarship covering tuition fees and a contribution towards maintenance costs

Fully funded research scholarships
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Rurality, Help-Seeking and Care Proceedings (Law School)

 

Level of Study: PhD degree

Eligibility: UK/ EU and Overseas

Deadline: 28 February 2020

Details of Award: Fully funded research scholarship covering tuition fees and a contribution towards maintenance costs

Fully funded research scholarships
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Transnationalism, Mobility and Borders (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts)

 

Level of Study: PhD degree

Eligibility: UK/ EU and Overseas

Deadline: 28 February 2020

Details of Award: Fully funded research scholarship covering tuition fees and a contribution towards maintenance costs

Fully funded research scholarships
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British Council

A number of funding opportunities are available for international students through the British Council.

British Council
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

A number of funding opportunities are available for international students through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Faculty Postgraduate Scholarships

A number of Faculty Postgraduate bursaries and scholarships are available in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Level of Study: Masters degree, Masters Degree followed by a PhD (1+3), or PhD degree

Eligibility: Masters - UK, EU and Overseas; MA & PhD (1+3) - UK, EU and Overseas; PhD - UK, EU and Overseas. 

All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences before applying for a scholarship, and be due to commence their studies during the 2020-21 academic year.

Details of Award: Ranging from fee bursaries to fee bursaries plus maintenance grants up to the value of £15,000.

Applications for bursaries can be made in the following disciplines in postgraduate study:

Art | Creative Writing | Criminology | Design | English Language | English Literature | Environment, Culture & Society | Languages & Cultures | Film | Gender & Women’s Studies | History | Law | Linguistics | Media & Cultural Studies | Music | Philosophy | Politics | Religious Studies | Social Anthropology | Social Work | Sociology | Theatre Studies

Please note applications for bursaries can not be made in Educational Research.

The shortlisting of awards is administered by individual departments. Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should contact their prospective department for details of the application process. 

Please read the relevant terms & conditions before applying:

Faculty MA Scholarships 2020 terms and conditions

Faculty 1+3 Scholarships 2020 terms and conditions

Faculty Research Scholarships 2020 terms and conditions

Applications should be submitted to the relevant departmental contact on the Faculty Scholarship Application Form 2020-2021.

Deadline: 28 February 2020 (5 pm)