Durham University Postgraduate Scholarships for UK/EU Students in UK, 2017

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  • 24 February 2017

Durham University is pleased to offer 100 Postgraduate Taught Scholarships, worth £3,000 each. These scholarships will be available to UK/EU students commencing with the University in October 2017.

The scholarships are intended to support students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge by undertaking a postgraduate programme of study at Durham University.

Durham University is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in nearby Stockton-on-Tees. It was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837.

Durham University accepts IELTS, TOEFL iBT, Cambridge Proficiency (CPE), Cambridge Advanced (CAE) and the Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic as preferred English Language proficiency tests.


Eligible applicants must be able to meet the following criteria

  • Be progressing from an undergraduate course charged at the higher tuition fee rate of up to £9,000, introduced in 2012/13;
  • Have a household income level of £42,620 or below (2015/16 rates) in the final year of undergraduate study. (As assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent)
  • Studying a full or part-time eligible postgraduate programme at Durham University;
  • Domiciled in the UK or European Union (EU) (Classified as Home/EU for tuition fee purposes);
  • Do not already hold a masters level qualification;


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Up to 100 scholarships of £3,000 each for the academic year 2017/18


Prospective applicants must

Stage 1: have submitted an academic application to Durham University
Stage 2: submit an online scholarship application form

Please provide the following evidence with the application:

  • Undergraduate tuition fee level – official confirmation that you ‘re charged the higher tuition fee rate that came into effect in 2012 ( current Durham University undergraduate students do not need to supply this information). Either of the following will be accepted as evidence:
    – Student Finance Entitlement Letter detailing the amount of tuition fee loan you received or
    -A copy of tuition fees invoices covering the final year of your undergraduate degree.
  • Household Income – a copy of your Student England letter confirming the financial breakdown of your maintenance grant/loan. EU applicants should provide an official document, such as a P60, confirming your household income for your final year of your Undergraduate degree. Please note that all evidence should be an English translation.
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