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.

As part of our commitment to recognising academic excellence and achievement, we’re happy to announce that we will be offering a postgraduate taught scholarship.


An award of £1,500 for the first year of taught postgraduate study at CCCU, for eligible courses.

Eligibility criteria

You must: 

  • Be registered on full-time mode of study
  • Be joining an undergraduate programme with minimum tuition fees of £11,000 per year OR be joining an eligible postgraduate programme with minimum tuition fees of £11,000 (2017/18 entry) or £12,000 (2016/17 entry)
  • Be assessed as an overseas fee-payer and not be eligible to pay home fees
  • Plan to fund your studies yourself or with family support, but not have received any other higher-value CCCU scholarship, bursary or grant for international non-EU students
  • Hold an unconditional offer for one of the eligible courses; OR hold a conditional offer for one of the eligible courses listed above and provide evidence of meeting any conditions.
  • Take up your place of an offer for academic year 2017/18* 

*Please note scholarships cannot be carried over to the following academic year if applicants defer the admissions offer, or are required to repeat any part of the course after undertaking assessments. 

How to apply

Once you have been offered a place on one of our degree programmes, you will be automatically considered for a scholarship. You will not be required to submit an application form for the relevant scholarship.

Successful candidates will be contacted by the admissions department. The tuition fee reduction will be deducted from their original fee before any other scholarships, discounts and rewards have been applied.

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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