Funding your Master’s or PhD

lookTake a look at these – annual £5,000 scholarships + a number of smaller awards in any subject from:

Applications opened in May.

Find out more about funding:

Postgrad in TV, film or games…

but will need some funding?  Investigate the BAFTA scholarship programme which brightidea_1212is open to British Citizens.  What’s on offer?

  • up to £12,000 towards your course fees
  • mentoring support from a BAFTA member
  • free access to BAFTA events around the UK

Find out more at http://guru.bafta.org/opportunities/scholarships

Master’s funding?

Broken piggy bankInvestigate MastersCompare £5000 Postgraduate Scholarship for the academic year 2017/18.  The scholarship is open to UK, EU and international students with an unconditional offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters by 1 September 2017.

Note:  You will need to register on the MastersCompare site and tick the Scholarship box.  The Scholarship will be allocated in a draw in October 2017.

What’s up doc?

Don’t want to train as a doctor but would like to work in healthcare?  teddy

Take a look at the role of Physician Associate:  they support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.  You might work in a GP surgery or be based in a hospital, and you will have direct contact with patients.

You’ll need to qualify by taking a two year postgraduate course that includes clinical training based in a range of settings. Brunel’s course starts in August 2016 – take a look!

Good news…

you can now get a loan for your Masters course but you do have to pay it back!piggybank

The basics or take a look at this video:

  • You will have to be studying a taught or research Masters course
  • You can be studying at uni or by distance learning
  • You have to be under 60 when you commence your course
  • You must normally live in England
  • You can apply for up to £10,000 towards your course and living costs
  • You can apply from this summer (June 2016)
  • You will be charged interest on your loan but will only start to repay this once you’ve finished your course and earning over £21,000 pa.  Remember that, if you’ve had a loan for your undergraduate course, you’ll also have to repay that too

Find out more on the Student Finance England – SFE’s dedicated student finance zone on the The Student Room and  FindAMasters websites.