Postgraduate scholarships

Scholarships and loyalty schemes

The School of Social Sciences is delighted to offer a number of generous scholarships and loyalty schemes. These include:

  • Masters scholarships
  • the International Development Office's international scholarship scheme
  • the International Development Office's European Union scholarship scheme
  • Postgraduate Taught and Professional Alumni Loyalty Scheme
  • research bursaries.

Please note that these scholarships are only available to students who have been offered a place to study on their chosen Masters course within the School. 

Details about the scholarship and loyalty schemes available for students starting in September 2017 or January 2018 will be confirmed in the near future. 

International scholarships


The University also has a number of scholarships available for international applicants starting on full-time postgraduate courses and applicants from the European Union.

Find out more about NTU's international scholarships

Postgraduate Taught and Professional Alumni Loyalty Scheme for courses starting in September 2016 and January 2017

Nottingham Trent University is pleased to offer a 25% tuition fee reduction if you are an existing final year NTU undergraduate student, or a postgraduate or professional student studying at the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus, and you progress directly onto an eligible course within the School of Social Sciences, or if you have studied a full-time or part-time undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course at the University (on the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus), and graduated from the University at any time after 1 July 2011.

You must also have accepted an offer for a place to study on an eligible course at the School of Social Sciences starting in September 2016 or January 2017. You do not need to apply for the discount as it will automatically be deducted from your fee before enrolment.

Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Scheme, including the terms and conditions and a list of excluded courses.

Research bursaries

A number of bursaries are available for research projects from the University.

External scholarships

Postgrad Solutions is offering ten bursaries of £500 each to students from anywhere in the world. Visit the Postgrad Solutions website for further details.