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University of Exeter Masters scholarships

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter. These scholarships tend to be highly competitive and merit-based, so we recommend investigating options early as deadlines and eligibility vary. Many schemes will not cover full costs, but may go some way to reducing the costs.

Terms and conditions apply. Please see the award entries for details.

At the University of Exeter we combine world-class teaching and research from exceptional locations in South West England.

We have more than £2 million worth of scholarships available for international fee paying students applying to study with us in the 2021/22 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded for outstanding academic quality.

We are pleased to offer graduating University of Exeter students completing their degree this summer and progressing direct to a standalone taught Masters degree (eg MA; MSc; MRes; MFA) with us in 2021/22 a scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

Please visit our Class of 2021 Progression Scholarship page to learn more.

We are pleased to offer University of Exeter alumni beginning a taught Masters degree (eg MA; MSc; MRes; MFA) with us in 2021/22 a scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

The scholarship is available to any University of Exeter graduate who has completed one of the following:

  • graduated from an undergraduate or postgraduate degree awarded by the University of Exeter
  • completed an inbound Study Abroad semester/year at the University of Exeter
  • completed a credit-bearing University of Exeter International Summer School

Please visit our Alumni Scholarship page to learn more.

Current University of Exeter students completing their programme this year and progressing direct to another standalone University of Exeter degree programme are eligible for an equivalent award - see Class of 2021 Progression Scholarship.

Merit Scholarships

Our range of merit scholarships reward the very best students based on extra-curricular achievements.

Endowed scholarships

Endowed scholarships are financial gifts given to the University to help students fund their studies. Often they come with a number of conditions and are subject to an annual funding review. For further details, please see our Endowed Scholarships for Masters students page.

College scholarships

Some of our Colleges offer awards for students studying taught Masters programmes with them. These awards are normally for general study with the College, study on specific programmes they offer, or for students from selected academic/employment backgrounds or countries. Search our funding database to find College scholarships available to you.

University of Exeter Business School Scholarships

The Business School offers a range of scholarships for their programmes. Full details of the scholarships can be found on their dedicated Masters and The Exeter MBA funding pages.