Scholarships

Postgraduate Loan

The UK Government has confirmed that new Postgraduate Loans will be introduced for students starting a masters course in the 2016/17 academic year. Non means-tested loans of up to £10,000 will be available for eligible students, and the loan can be used towards course and living costs.

For more information, check the University pages or the UK Government pages.

Loyalty Bursary

This is offered to students and alumni of The University of Manchester enrolling on one of our Masters courses in September 2016. To reward academic merit, we give a £3,000 award to those achieving a first class honours degree and £1,000 for an upper second class honours (2:1) degree. The bursary is deducted from the course tuition fee.

GREAT Britain ScholarshipGREAT Britain Scholarship for India 2016

Alliance Manchester Business School, in partnership with the British Council, is delighted to offer one scholarship worth £7,500 to applicants from India. The award is for a student who will be starting one of our taught masters courses in September 2016.

Who are the scholarships available to?

All Indian applicants will be considered for this Scholarship.

What is the application process?

We will automatically look at Indian students who have applied for one of our taught Masters courses so no separate application for this award is required.

What is the Scholarship criteria?

Our decision will be made on academic merit and we will be looking for excellent grades from a highly ranked institution.

What is the deadline?

We will consider all Indian students who have applied by 30 April 2016.

When will the award be announced?

The successful candidate will be notified before the end of June 2016.

Masters scholarships for UK/EU/international students 2016 entry

A limited number of scholarships are available across all our Masters courses for September 2016 entry. The value of the scholarships will go towards the cost of the full course tuition fee. Scholarships will normally be awarded at the end of each month.

Who are the scholarships available to?

All UK/EU/international applicants who hold an offer of a place to study on one of our Masters programmes.

What is the application process?

All applicants who hold an offer will automatically be considered for a scholarship. There is no scholarship application process.

What is the Scholarship criteria?

Decisions will be made on merit and not financial need. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who:

  • Are able to demonstrate excellent academic performance.
  • Are on track to obtain, or who have graduated with a 2:1 or 1st UK undergraduate degree or overseas equivalent.
  • Have previously studied at a University with a strong academic reputation and ranking.
  • Have the potential to contribute and enrich all aspects of the Masters programme and the diverse academic and cultural profile of the Masters class.

When will the scholarship awards be announced?

Scholarships will be awarded from January 2016. You will be contacted within four weeks of your offer being made if you have been successful.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

Masters scholarships for US residents 2016 entry

There are five scholarships available across all our Masters courses, with a value of £10,000 towards the cost of the course tuition fee. The scholarships are available on a rolling basis so early application is advisable.

Who are the scholarships available to?

All US residents who hold an offer to study on one of our Masters programmes.

What is the application process?

All eligible applicants who hold an offer will be automatically considered for a scholarship. There is no scholarship application process.

What is the Scholarship Criteria?

Decisions will be made on merit and not financial need. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who:

  • Are able to demonstrate excellent academic performance.
  • Are are on track to obtain, or who have graduated with a minimum high 2.1 or 1st UK undergraduate degree or overseas equivalent.
  • Have previously studies at a University with a strong academic reputation and ranking.
  • Have the potential to contribute and enrich all aspects of the Masters programme and the diverse academic and cultural profile of the Masters class

When will the scholarship awards be announced?

Scholarships will be awarded from January 2016. You will be contacted within four weeks of your offer being made if you have been successful.

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

External awards

These scholarships are available to international students for 2016 entry.

Fulbright Scholarships

This award is for students from the USA only and includes tuition and living expenses. The application for September 2016 entry opens on 31 March and will close 13 October 2016.

Further details are on the US-UK Fulbright Commission website

Chevening Scholarships

These are available to high calibre international students with the personal intellect and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership.

Information about eligibility and how to apply

Commonwealth Scholarships

These are available to citizens of a developed Commonwealth country.

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply

 

HSBC Chevening Scholarships

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and HSBC offer these scholarships for postgraduate students in the UK.

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply

Please note, only one scholarship award can be allocated per student

The University has further advice on funding for Masters courses >>