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External Funding

The Education and Learning section of the DirectGov website gives useful information on applying for postgraduate funding, including details of the Professional and Career Development Loan. The Graduate School provides further information on some of the funding and scholarship opportunities available to postgraduate students.

In addition, you may wish to explore the following external sources of funding:

1. Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan 

2. Chevening Scholarships Programme  
These scholarships, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, are prestigious awards which enable overseas students to study in the United Kingdom.

3. Commonwealth Scholarships

4. Universities Ireland North– South Scholarships   

5.  George Mitchell Scholarship  

The US-Ireland Alliance sponsors a competitive, national scholarship for graduate study by American citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 at institutions of higher learning on the island of Ireland.

6. Fulbright Scholarships    
The Fulbright Postgraduate awards are aimed at students wishing to study in the UK in any subject and provide tuition and maintenance for the first year of study.

7.  Marshall Scholarships   

8. Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund    

9. Funding Postgraduate Study -  Official UK Graduate Careers Website

10. Arts and Humanities Research Council

11. ESRC funding opportunities

12.  Lawyers Association (HRLA) Bursary