Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

So you’ve received your offer for the postgraduate course you’ve applied for, but one question remains…how will you fund your studies? A postgraduate scholarship is the answer. Applying for scholarships can be an incredibly stressful thing, especially after applying for your course. It’s common to feel there’s no point because of their competitive nature. On … Continue reading Funding your studies: why you should apply for a postgraduate scholarship

York Open Research Awards Returns

We are pleased to announce the return of the York Open Research Awards. This scheme provides an inclusive opportunity to celebrate projects and advocacy initiatives across a variety of disciplines, recognising work which encourages dialogue, reflection and broader thinking about some of the issues involved in open research and its implementation. This year’s awards have been organised in … Continue reading York Open Research Awards Returns

Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!

Hi, my name is Sammie. I am in my 4th year at the University of York. I previously studied BSc Environmental Geography for three years, and now I’m engaged in MSc Sustainability Science for a further year. I’m a long-standing member of the Archery Society and love the University for its gorgeous campus and friendly … Continue reading Making it work: part-time employment and full-time degrees!

Preparing a funding proposal

The Research Excellence Training Team is hosting a workshop for postgraduate researchers and early careers researchers with little or no experience of developing funding applications. Preparing a Funding ProposalThursday 24 Feb 2022 11:00 – 13:00Ron Cooke Hub This workshop will help you to: Recognise the wide range of potential sources of research funding that exists … Continue reading Preparing a funding proposal

Top tips for writing your scholarship application

Scholarships are a great opportunity for anyone looking to study at University. At York, lots of scholarships are awarded every year. So, we thought we’d ask some of our international scholarship recipients for their top tips on writing a scholarship application. Isabel (Mexico) Take your time  You will need several drafts of your scholarship application … Continue reading Top tips for writing your scholarship application

Reasons why you should apply for a scholarship as an international student

There are many reasons why applying for a scholarship is a great decision for your future. At York, there are many different scholarships that you can apply for, whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research student. There are also funding opportunities that are specific to international students. The process of applying makes … Continue reading Reasons why you should apply for a scholarship as an international student

Emergency Student Support Fund and IT Equipment Bursaries

Applications close tomorrow (Wednesday 16 October 2020). In response to the coronavirus pandemic and the financial impact it is having on our students, the University, supported by donations from alumni and friends, has created an Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) and IT Equipment Bursary for students and new starters who need immediate financial support during … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund and IT Equipment Bursaries