Funding for Masters programmes

There are a variety of ways you can help fund your postgraduate studies at the University of Exeter. These web pages provide information about funding opportunities available within our College. You are also encouraged to visit the University's Funding website which includes helpful information about funding and a funding database providing details of all funding opportunities offered by the University.

Masters funding awards

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
Cabinet Office Scholarship £13,500 Thu 31st Aug 2017 The recipient of this scholarship will be the recommended nomination of the Joint Intelligence Committee of the Cabinet Office.
Global Excellence Progression Scholarship £3,000 Fri 15th Sep 2017 International University of Exeter graduates progressing directly from undergraduate to postgraduate study in 2017 and predicted a First will receive a £3,000 scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.
University of Exeter Progression Scholarship £1000 Fri 15th Sep 2017 A £1000 tuition fee discount for all University of Exeter students who progress directly from an undergraduate degree to a postgraduate degree in September 2017.
Global Excellence Scholarship Up to £7,500 Fri 22nd Sep 2017 Up to £7,500 dedicated to international students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2017.
Master of Public Administration (MPA) 50% UK Tuition Fee Scholarship £8,500 Fri 29th Sep 2017 We are offering a 50% tuition fee scholarship to UK students studying on our prestigious Master of Public Administration programme.
Chevening Scholarship Fully funded Tue 7th Nov 2017 The Chevening Programme, which is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities.
Chevening Scholarship Fully funded Tue 7th Nov 2017 The Chevening Programme, which is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, was established in 1983 and has developed into a prestigious international scheme. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities.
PGCE Progression Scholarship £500 Wed 31st Jan 2018 The MA Education is designed to enhance your professional practice and help you make improvements which will make a positive difference either in the classroom or within your particular work environment.
Chevening – MStrat Partnership Award 2017 £20,700 Deadline passed Full fee scholarship offered via partnership with Chevening.
Exeter Mentoring Scholarship £400 Deadline passed The MA Education is designed to enhance your professional practice and help you make improvements which will make a positive difference either in the classroom or within your particular work environment.
ESRC SWDTP +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Sustainable Futures £14,296 Deadline passed The University of Exeter is pleased to be offering ESRC funded 1+3 or +3 studentships as part of the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) for entry in 2017-18. Within the SWDTP, the College of Life and Environmental Sciences is currently inviting applications for ESRC-facing research in the discipline of Sustainable Futures.For eligible UK/EU students the full time studentship will cover fees and an annual Research Council stipend of at least £14,296 (2016-17 rate) for up to three years (+3
MA Applied Security Strategy Excellence Scholarship variable Deadline passed Focusing on insecurity in the contemporary world, the MA examines the nature of strategy and how it relates to both policy and action in a fast-evolving and volatile international system.
MSc Policy Analytics Scholarship £21,090 Deadline passed A scholarship of £21,090 is available for outstanding MSc Policy Analytics offer-holders starting in September 2017.
Sports Scholarship and High Performance Programme up to £3000 plus additional support services & coaching Deadline passed Sports scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding sporting ability who show evidence of achievement at international level in their chosen sport. We also encourage applications from students who have achieved at national or regional level for consideration onto our High Performance Programme.
LLM Excellence Scholarships £5000 Deadline passed The Exeter LLM Master of Laws offers unrivalled academic stimulation, the opportunity to deepen your understanding of the law and specialise your knowledge in a particular area, and improved career prospects at the highest level in practice or academia.
Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology Excellence Scholarship £7,500 Deadline passed A scholarship covering full UK/EU tuition fees (or equivalent reduction for international fee payers) is available to offer-holders for MA Philosophy, MA Sociology, MA Cultural Sociology, MA Philosophy & Sociology of Science, MA Anthrozoology or MRes Science & Technology Studies starting in 2017.
Thailand Excellence Scholarship (Law) Full fees + £12,000 living stipend Deadline passed The Exeter LLM Master of Laws offers unrivalled academic stimulation, the opportunity to deepen your understanding of the law and specialise your knowledge in a particular area, and improved career prospects at the highest level in practice or academia.
International Summer School High Achieving Student Award 500 Deadline passed An opportunity for international students with a GPA equivalent of 3.5 and above to receive scholarship funding towards a course of their choice during the International Summer School
Defence Engagement Scholarship 2017-18 £7,200 Deadline passed The recipient of this scholarship will be the recommended nomination of the RAF Defence Studies Department.
Canada Excellence Scholarship (Graduate LLB) £2000 Deadline passed Undertake a 2-year accelerated conversion programme which leads to a qualifying LLB Law degree. Ideal for graduates from a wide range of disciplines seeking to change direction and embark on a rewarding career in law.
Cornwall Heritage Trust Scholarship £1000 Deadline passed A one year award of up to £1000 for one or more postgraduate students producing dissertations/theses centred on an aspect of Cornwall's heritage who will be registered for the coming academic year.
North American Excellence Scholarship $3,000US / $4,000CAN Deadline passed $3,000US / $4,000CAN awards for students from the USA or Canada who meet eligibility criteria.
Graduate LLB and Master of Laws (LLM) Excellence Scholarship £5000 Deadline passed This scholarship programme is designed to enable graduates without a first degree in Law to undertake an accelerated law conversion programme and emerge with a Masters-level specialism.

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree. Chevening Scholars come from over 110 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU).

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