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 1 September 2020.

To be considered, applicants must have applied to the University for a place on one of the following programmes, quoting code GPS20 in the Studentship/Partnership Reference field on the online application form:

  • Geography
    • MA Human Geography (Research)
    • MA Local and Regional Development (Research)
    • MRes Environmental Geoscience
  • Sociology
    • 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. This is expected to be £7800 for postgraduate taught programmes in 2020-21. Smaller scholarships may be awarded depending on the quality of applications received.

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

The deadline for 2020-21 applications is Friday 19 June 2020.

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