Funding for Further Study in the UK

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

This guide allows you to search for charities and trusts who offer funding for postgraduate study. There are also useful tips on how to make effective funding applications. Please ask at our Reception desk if you wish to consult the guide. There are also CD copies which you can take-away for free.

  • Author: Luke Blaxill and Shuzhi Zhou

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Copies of this item are available to take away from the Careers Service on the second floor of the Hub.

Postgraduate Funding

This site allows you to find funding opportunities specific to your requirements and circumstances.

Funding Postgraduate Study (Prospects)

An overview of the various sources of funding for postgraduate study.

jobs.ac.uk

Specialist jobsite for careers in academic, research, science and related professions. Thousands of jobs, free Jobs by Email service, specialist careers advice, blogs and much more.

Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)

SAAS offers loans for Scottish domiciled students and EU students to study taught postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate loans in Scotland (FindAMasters)

Full information on loans available for Scottish domiciled students and EU students to study taught postgraduate courses.

Research Councils UK

Information on the following Research Councils UK (RCUK) - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Medical Research Council (MRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

FindAMasters Funding Awards

Gain a postgraduate scholarship from FindAMasters.com and win your share of £12,000 on offer. Available for all subject areas at any university currently listed on FindAMasters.com.

FindAPhD Funding Awards

Gain a postgraduate scholarship from FindAPhD.com and win your share of £12,000 on offer. Available for all subjects at any university currently listed on FindAPhD.com.

Organisations offering funding for study in the UK

Details of major scholarships available for study in the UK.

The Grants Register

Detailing a comprehensive survey of awards intended for students at or above the postgraduate level, or those who require further professional or advanced vocational training.

  • Published: 2010
  • Edition: 28

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

The Directory of Grant Making Trusts

Reference book with details of organisations offering funding for further study.

  • Edition: 2013-14

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Turn 2 Us

Website containing a searchable database of organisations offering financial support.

PostgraduateStudentships.co.uk

Database of funded postgrad opportunities and scholarships in the UK and internationally.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)

Scholarship and financial aid search for study at any level worldwide. Register free to view the full information and access links to individual scholarships.

Scholarship Search

Searchable database of scholarships in the UK, both for UK and International Students.

Student Finance (Directgov) - advice for English students

Advice on funding for English students.

UCAS: Student Finance

Information on sources of funding.

Postgraduate Masters Loans - England (FindAMasters)

Full information about postgraduate loans offered to students resident in England and EU students.

PhD Loans - England (FindAPhD)

Loans of up to £25,000 will be available from 2018 for English-resident students to study PhDs and equivalent research postgraduate programmes.

Student Loans Company

Administers government-funded loans and grants to students in the UK.

PG Online Funding Guide (Postgrad Solutions)

A summary of the main ways of funding postgraduate study.

University of Aberdeen Funding Database

Searchable database of funded places and scholarships, both for study at the University of Aberdeen and elsewhere.

RESEARCHconnect

The University of Aberdeen subscribes to the web-based funding service, RESEARCHconnect. This is a comprehensive and reliable online database of research funding opportunities. To access the resource click on the link below and then select the option "login with your institutional details", type "Aberdeen" into the "Institution" box and then select "University of Aberdeen". This will redirect you to a secure site where you can enter your usual University login and password details.

Money4MedStudents

Information and advice on sources of funding for studying Medicine as a second degree.

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