Master's scholarships for new students
Master's and postgraduate taught
You can also use this scholarship discount alongside the Government Postgraduate Loan scheme.
Courses starting in September/October 2021
You need to have applied for the scholarship by 30 June 2021. Scholarships will be allocated and students notified by 30 July 2021.
Courses starting in January/February 2022
To be considered for this Master’s Scholarship you must be classed as a UK fee paying student and
- accept an offer on a full-time (including distance learning) MA, MSc, MPA, MRes or LLM course by Friday 26 November 2021, to start in January/February 2022
- achieve, or have already achieved, a first class honours degree
See terms and conditions for full eligibility criteria and details of how to apply.
If you're a current Portsmouth student, or a recent Portsmouth graduate, see our Master's Scholarship for current students.
If you're studying a full-time Master’s course over 2 years you'll get the Scholarship in the first year only.
These Master's Scholarships are limited. So we can't guarantee you'll get it if you're eligible.
You'll need to meet the specific entry criteria for the course you applied for. We give priority to students who show the highest academic achievement.
The University's decision on the allocation of the Scholarship is in accordance with the terms and conditions and is final. There's no appeals process.
Alternative discounts and scholarships
You can only get one University of Portsmouth discount or scholarship. For example, this Master’s Scholarship, or the alumni discount – not both.
Make sure you read and understand the scholarship terms and conditions before you accept, as an alternative University discount or scholarship may be more suitable for you.