Postgraduate bursaries, awards and scholarships

Postgraduate bursaries, awards and scholarships

There are many forms of financial support on offer for our prospective postgraduate students. The funding opportunities below relate to the academic year 2023-2024.


Please note that before applying for a bursary or scholarship you must hold an offer to study at the RAU.



Value of award

Closing date
Clyde Higgs Postgraduate Scholarship £5,000 22 July 2023
Geoffrey Cragghill Memorial Scholarship £2,000 22 July 2023

RAU Sports Scholarship

Up to £3,000

22 July 2023

Sir Emrys Jones Memorial Trust award


22 July 2023
RAU MacRobert Forces Scholarship £1,000 for one year 1 May 2023

External awards

Name Amount of award Closing date Source of funding
Marshal Papworth Scholarship To be confirmed 24 February 2023 Marshal Papworth
NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Centenary Award 2022 Up to 75% of course fees for postgraduate agricultural student Usually end April  NFU Mutual
1st Formations Business Scholarship Up to 10 awards of £1,500 each 31 January 2023 1st Formations

Thinking of applying for a Postgraduate Master's Loan? Watch this video for some useful advice on how to go about it.