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Postgraduate scholarships and bursaries

Royal Holloway offers a number of bursaries and scholarships to support taught postgraduate students and works with external scholarship providers to try to ensure our postgraduate students have a range of funding options.

Academic success scholarships


We recognise the excellence of high performing students and reward this academic success with some exceptional scholarships.

Alumni discount


If you completed your undergraduate degree here and intend to enrol on a postgraduate degree you will receive a tuition fee discount.

Departmental scholarships

departmental scholarships

Some academic departments offer specific scholarships based on a range of criteria.

International scholarships

international scholarships

We offer scholarships to international students who show outstanding academic achievement or potential.

Global community awards


We're offering a range of automatic awards to new full-time Masters students from the UK, EU and a wide range of other overseas nationals. Awards are available as a tuition fee discount on eligible courses.

Music scholarships


In recognition of the important role music plays at Royal Holloway, we offer a range of choral and instrumental scholarships.

Sports scholarships


We provide financial support to talented students with an outstanding ability in a particular sport/s.

External sources of funding

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There are a range of sources of funding open to you depending on where you're from.

Professional and career development loans

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 5517.

A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to  help pay for work-related learning.

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the  GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.


Read the terms and conditions of our scholarships (doc.)



If you're a US citizen who has accepted an unconditional offer to study at Royal Holloway, you may be eligible to borrow US federal loans


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