Postgraduate funding opportunities

There are various funding opportunities available to prospective postgraduate taught and research students. Our PhD Studentships are advertised on the Vacancies and studentships page. The Funding website has a searchable database which enables you to identify all funding for which you are eligible or can apply, including opportunities un-related to your academic subject such as music and sports scholarships.

Funding for taught Masters programmes

Global Excellence Scholarship
(ID 1966)
Up to £7,500 There is no application for this award. You will be automatically considered. Up to £7,500 dedicated to international students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2017.
Pro Vice-Chancellor's Postgraduate Scholarship
(ID 2141)
Awards vary There is no application for this award. You will be automatically considered. This scholarship is available to international fee paying students who gain a place to study on selected Master's programmes in September 2017. *This scholarship scheme has now closed for 2017 entry*
ESRC SWDTP +3 and 1+3 Studentships: Sustainable Futures
(ID 2527)
£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
Future Data Analyst Scholarship
(ID 2474)
£3,000 payable as a reduction on tuition fees for full-time applicants Deadline passed The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is pleased to offer three awards, worth £3,000 apiece, to support students applying to our new MSc Data Analysis for Life and Environmental Scientists.
International Summer School High Achieving Student Award
(ID 2595)
500 There is no application for this award. You will be automatically considered. 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
Women in Mining (UK) Scholarship
(ID 2137)
£6,000 Deadline passed This £6,000 scholarship is payable as a cash sum upon enrolment.
Cornwall Heritage Trust Scholarship
(ID 158)
£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.
The de Freitas Scholarship
(ID 2147)
£1000 Deadline passed £1000 scholarship payable to the student upon enrolment.