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Scholarships and other sources of funding

Finding funding for a Masters programme is often a lengthy and frustrating process. Each individual student’s circumstances will dictate the availability of funding sources. The links below give an overview of some of the specific schemes and general sources that have been set up to help students find funding. You should search widely using databases such as the Grant Register and the searchable web-based databases. Most funding is available on a competitive basis and will often be restricted to certain groups.


Queen's University Postgraduate Funding

International and UK students should visit Queen's University Belfast | Postgraduate Awards  to see information on funding available to Queen’s University applicants.


North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

Students from the Republic of Ireland are eligible to apply for the North/South Postgraduate Scholarships


Other Sources of Funding

The following information sources also provide details on a range of funding opportunities that may be suitable: 
Overview of some funding sources


Professional and Career Development Loans

Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans to pay for courses and training that help with your career or help get you into work.

You may be able to borrow between £300 and £10,000.   Loans are usually offered at a reduced interest rate and the government pays interest while you’re studying.

Further information is available at: