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Scholarships for Postgraduate Research students

Funding opportunities offered by York St John University

Considering our Research degrees? Find out if we have a scholarship in your field of interest. Scholarships are grants given to students that they do not need to pay back. At York St John University, we have a range of scholarships available for our Postgraduate Research students.

Sport Scholarships


YORK ST JOHN UNIVERSITY/ NCOP York and North Yorkshire

The NCOP York and North Yorkshire and School of Sport at YSJU are pleased to offer an MSc by Research studentship. The value of the scholarship will cover tuition fees for full-time UK and EU students (maximum award is £4,500). There will also be additional financial support to cover costs of consumables and travel for the project (up to £1250 each).

The MSc by Research studentships are associated with the completion of a commissioned piece of research titled:

“Youth, leisure and social well-being: Investigating the role of community centres in the health and social well-being of young people in rural conurbations.”

And aims to (1) Evaluate the role of community centres in delivering front line social services for young people in rural communities, (2) Explore and critically evaluate the role of community centres as youth leisure spaces used to facilitate a collective sense of social wellbeing, and (3) Examine the role of community centres as leisure spaces used by young people to develop positive social identities.

The studentships will be awarded on a competitive basis and subject to the applicant satisfying standard York St John University application processes for MSc by Research.

All applicants must have (or be about to complete) a relevant degree (at least a 2:1 Honours) to enrol on an MSc by Research.

To apply, please visit our Application Links page, and apply via the MSc by Research link, expressing within your application form that you would be interested one of the above scholarship opportunities by stating such within your research proposal and discussing this where appropriate during your interview.

Queries can be directed to the School Research Lead, Professor Andrew Hill, 01904 876365,

Application for enrolment will need to be completed by noon 23rd August, 2019.

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