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Scholarships and bursaries

We are investing over £5 million in 2017–18 to provide a package of bursaries and financial support to students from England including schemes which will mean even more students can access financial support from the University.

  • Alumni scholarships

    You could qualify for a scholarship towards your postgraduate course fees if you have studied with us before.

    Our postgraduate scholarships are open to UK/EU and International graduates on most full-time and part-time courses.

    Information if you are starting a postgraduate course in 2017/18

    Information if you are starting a postgraduate course in 2018/19

  • Government changes to Department of Health funded courses

    The government proposed that from 2017/18, new students on nursing, midwifery and pre-registration courses under the allied health professions in England will no longer receive an NHS grant.

    However, it has been decided that postgraduate pre-registration students will receive an NHS bursary for the academic year 2017/18.

    Find out more

  • The Institute of Mechanical Engineers & AESSEAL® Postgraduate Scholarship

    Note: Deadline extended to Sunday 20 August 2017

    The Department of Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University, through the support of The Institute of Mechanical Engineers & AESSEAL® is offering three full fee scholarships for female UK students studying a postgraduate engineering course in the 2017/18 academic year.

    Scholarships are awarded to ambitious female students who can demonstrate not only excellent academic achievement but also ambition, determination and dedication. Applications for September 2017 and January 2018 start dates are open until Sunday 20 August 2017.

    Download a fact sheet to find out more or contact Cat Dale in the Development & Alumni Team at c.dale@shu.ac.uk.

    Download an application form.

  • Teacher training bursaries

    If you're an eligible graduate starting your postgraduate training in the 2017-18 academic year, including the non-salaried School Direct programme, you may be entitled to financial support from the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

  • Performance Athletes Support Programme

    We offer a support and scholarship programme for talented athletes. Scholarships of up to £6,000 are awarded to student athletes in addition to a comprehensive high performance support package.

    Find out more.

  • PhD scholarships

    We anticipate that applications for PhD scholarships starting in September 2018 will open in January 2018. Find out more.

  • White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership scholarships (WRDTP)

    The WRDTP is a collaborative partnership between Sheffield Hallam and the universities of Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Manchester Metropolitan, Sheffield and York. Accredited by the ESRC, it builds on the research excellence of the partners to deliver PhD training across the social sciences.

    Sheffield Hallam University offered White Rose DTP Pathway Awards for Autumn 2017 in the following 4 Thematic Interdisciplinary Training Pathways:

    • Cities, Environment, and Liveability – via the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR)
    • Education, Childhood, and Youth – via Sheffield Institute of Education
    • Wellbeing, Health, and Communities – via the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR)
    • Civil Society, Development, and Democracy – via the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR)

    Scholarships are available as a PhD (+3) or Masters + PhD (1+3), on a full-time or part-time basis.

    Eligibility criteria can be found on the DTP website.

    Interested applicants should contact the Faculty of Development and Society's graduate school for information on how to apply.

    Applications have closed for 2017. We anticipate that applications for Autumn 2018 will open in December 2017.


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