The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

School Funding

School Funding for Postgraduate Study

PG Scholarships

The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology is pleased to invite applications for our Masters Fees Scholarships competition, for study from 1st September 2018.

To be considered, applicants must have applied to the University for a place on one of the following programmes, quoting code GPS18 in the ‘Studentship / Partnership Reference’ field on the online application form:


  • MA Human Geography (Research)
  • MA Local and Regional Development (Research)
  • MPhil Geography as a Science


  • MA Sociology
  • MA Sociology and Social Research

Both home and international students are welcome to apply.

The maximum scholarship will be full fee payment at the home / EU rate (expected to be £7200 for postgraduate taught programmes in 2018-19). Smaller scholarships may be awarded depending on the quality of applications received.

If you would like to be considered for one of our scholarships, you should complete and submit the relevant application form:

The deadline for 2018-19 applications is Friday 8th June 2018

For more information on School studentships and scholarships, please e-mail

PhD Scholarships

There are currently no School PhD Scholarship funding opportunities. Please refer to the Research Councils funding section of our website for details on current competitions.