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Herringham scholarships

Herringham scholarships

Two scholarships are available to new full or part-time students studying for a taught Masters degree within the Department of History (see list of eligible courses below). 

Each scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee reduction of £7,900.

Am I eligible?

You need to have achieved, or be expected to achieve, a First Class Honours degree or equivalent. You must also hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study one of the following courses: 

  • MA History
  • MA Holocaust Studies
  • MA Crusader Studies
  • MA History: Hellenic Studies
  • MA History: Public History
  • MA Late Antique and Byzantine Studies
  • MA Medieval Studies

How do I apply?

You must apply via our online system Royal Holloway Direct, where you will be able to complete your statement and upload any required documents including your grades transcript.

The deadline for applications is 1 July 2021.

You must provide a supporting statement of no longer than 500 words which should include: 

  • academic achievements you are particularly proud of
  • why have you chosen to do the degree you have applied for 
  • how will you use the MA in your future research and career path and how will the scholarship help you achieve it.

Your statement will be judged on how effectively and convincingly you respond to the above. 

As well as your statement, you will need to upload your most recent grades transcript from your undergraduate degree. 

You must provide an academic reference (up to 200 words). This must be from an academic who has previously supported, taught or worked with you. Please ask for your reference to be emailed directly to humanities-school@rhul.ac.uk

You will also need to ensure you have provided transcripts of your most recent qualifications before the scholarship application deadline. 

For full-time students, the tuition fee reduction is only available for one year of study. No additional payment is offered in any following years if the duration of the course is longer than one year. For part-time students, this will be split over two years.

Read our full terms and conditions. 

If you have any queries please contact study@royalholloway.ac.uk 

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