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Scholarships for postgraduate research students

Funding opportunities offered by York St John University.

Scholarships are grants given to a student that you do not need to pay back. We have the following scholarships available for postgraduate research students.

MSc by Research Scholarships, York City Football Club and York St John University

Sport and Exercise Therapy

Application deadline: Friday 10 June 2022, 12.00 noon

Interviews: Friday 24 June 2022

Start date for York City Football Club: Monday 4 July 2022

Start date for academic study at York St John University: Monday 3 October 2022

York City Football Club and York St John University are delighted to offer two Fee Scholarships for students to undertake an MSc by Research in the area of Sport and Exercise Therapy. These scholarships are offered as part of our ongoing collaborative partnership and provide an exciting opportunity for students to continue their career development and gain a postgraduate qualification. While studying for an MSc by Research, you will also benefit from gaining valuable experience by working in an established academy setting.

The scholarships are offered on a full-time basis for 1 year and cover UK course fees (£4500) for academic year 2022-2023.

Download the full brief and further details about the research project, criteria and research aims: York City Football Club MSc by Research Fee Scholarship (docx, 0.1 MB)

For informal general enquiries, please contact Dr Andrew Hill, Head of Postgraduate Research, on 01904 876 365 or

Scholarship applications will open on this page soon.

Applying for a scholarship

As part of your application you will be asked to write a  proposal, which should include the following:

  • What do you see as the main research questions you would address?
  • What would be your methodological approach to the research?
  • What makes you the right person to carry out this research?

Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of the application form.

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