Postgraduate Progression Scholarships 

For students graduating from York St John University Undergraduate degrees in 2019 and continuing directly onto Postgraduate study, special reductions apply:*

  • 50% reduction in course fees if you achieve a 1st
  • 35% reduction if you achieve a 2:1
  • 20% reduction if you achieve a 2:2

York St John Alumni who choose to return to study with us at a later date also receive a 10% reduction on fees, but this cannot be applied on top of the scholarships above.

*applies to all taught MA and MSc programmes, except for Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) MSc and Occupational Therapy (pre-registration) MSc. PGCE courses are also not included in the scholarships.

Funding for PGCE Students

The government is now offering bursaries for UK and EU students enrolled on Initial Teacher Training courses. The amount you are entitled to will depend on the classification of degree you receive and the subject your PGCE focuses on.

Find out more about Funding for PGCE students

Other Sources of Funding

Whatever you are studying, there are likely to be research councils, charities or societies you can apply to for funding. These grants are competitive, but it is worth finding out which of them you may be eligible for. 

International Chevening Scholarship


Sanctuary Scholarship


Vice Chancellor's Scholarships

The Vice Chancellor's Scholarships will be awarded in early 2019 to Undergraduate students in any year of study who are in particular need of extra support. The scholarship comprises of £1000 per year throughout the remainder of your Undergraduate Degree, plus dedicated one-on-one support and advice from our Student Support Team.

There are six scholarships available this year: two Welcome Back to Education scholarships and four Vice Chancellor’s Enabling Education scholarships.

The Welcome Back to Education scholarships are aimed at students who started Higher Education after the age of twenty one. The Enabling Education scholarships are for students facings significant barriers to study.

For both scholarships priority will be given to applicants who fit one or more of the following criteria:

  • Students who are carers
  • Students with one or more child
  • Students who are estranged from their families (applicants applying on this criteria must be under 25)
  • Students whose family circumstances have altered drastically since filling out their loan application  (ie bereavement, chronic illness, divorce or redundancy)
  • Students whose residual household income is less than £26,000

Details on how to apply will be available from September 2019.


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