University Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer a small number of scholarships and bursaries specifically to students who choose to study with us. 

A small number of scholarships are awarded by the University each year for full-time MPhil/PhD students.

Visit the postgraduate research pages for full details.

For 2018-19 two Graduate Research Assistantships are available.

The two research projects are as follows:

Project 1.

Re-imagining teaching: progressive pedagogies in experimental schools in transnational perspective, 1894-1932. Funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Development Grant. 

Grant: 5,000 Canadian Dollars

Project 2.

Froebel’s blocks and play narratives in children with autism: an investigation of social interaction. Funded by the Froebel Trust within the 2018 Strategic Partners.

Grant: £3,750


  • Assist researchers with literature review and data compilation
  • Attend research presentations
  • Assist researchers with development of manuscripts suitable for submission to research journals.


  • You should have been accepted to study on the MA Global and International Education
  • Specific criteria will be based upon your academic achievement and potential to undertake the assistantship.

How to apply

You should submit a letter of motivation by 8 October 2018. You will receive a reply on the 29 October 2018. 

The School of Music and Performing Arts currently offers the Larissa Lovelock Prize and Peggy Hayes Memorial Bursary specifically to eligible Music and Performing Arts postgraduates. 

Visit the Music and Performing Arts scholarship page for further information.



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