Scholarships and funding for taught Masters and research programmes

Scholarships

Scholarships

At the University of Exeter Business School, we want to ensure studying for a Masters remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future, regardless of financial background. This is why we provide over £1 million in postgraduate scholarships. 

Scholarships are not awarded in conjunction with other scholarships – in the event of you being eligible for more than one award the greater award will be given.

Specific scholarships for September 2022 are as follows:

Scholarships and Awards

A range of full, £10,000 and £5,000 scholarships are on offer in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Business and Management

You can apply for one of these scholarships if you:

  • are classified as an International student for fees purposes (including any EU students required to pay International fees); and
  • already hold an offer for an eligible full-time Postgraduate taught degree at the University of Exeter Business School, commencing in September 2022.

All full-time Postgraduate taught degrees in the above areas are eligible, except the following:

  • Ineligible Postgraduate taught programmes – online programmes,Exeter MBA, MRES programmes and Postgraduate Diplomas. 

Closing date: 22nd April 2022.

For more information please see our Funding Database.

Two scholarships of £12500 are available to students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes for September 2022 entry. These will be awarded to two academically gifted and talented candidates resident in the UK or continental Europe, who would not be able to study without this financial assistance.

This scholarship is funded by donations from a Business School alumnus. As part of the funding agreement the awardees will be expected to communicate with and meet the donor during their course. 

The scholarship requires you to have an English language level of IELTS 7.0 with no section less than 6.0, or equivalent. You will need to provide evidence of funding received during your undergraduate degree. For more information please see our Funding Database.

Please note Offer holders on online programmes, MRES programmes or the Exeter MBA are not eligible for this award. 

How to apply
The closing date for this award is 30 June 2022 and students will be informed of the outcome by 31 July 2022Please complete the application form here.

One scholarship of £20,000 is available to students who have had an application accepted to one of the Business School MSc programmes for September 2022 entry. This will be awarded to an academically gifted and talented candidate resident in the UK, who would not be able to study without this financial assistance.

This scholarship is funded by donations from a Business School alumnus. As part of the funding agreement the awardee will be expected to communicate with the donor during their course.

You will need to provide evidence of funding received during your undergraduate degree and submit a Personal Statement. For more information please see our Funding Database.

Please note Offer holders on online programmes, MRES programmes or the Exeter MBA are not eligible for this award.

How to apply

The closing date for this award is 30 June 2022 and students will be informed of the outcome by 31 July 2022. Please complete the application form here.

In recognition of the outstanding contribution our students and alumni make to the university we are pleased to offer Progression Awards of 10% off the full-tuition fee (whether UK or International) to those enrolling on a Masters programme in September 2022.

Current Students

Alumni:

This award is not recurrent for postgraduate research students.

Current Exeter students, alumni and Inbound Study Abroad students can also take advantage of a fast-track application process. 

To encourage and support more diversity in postgraduate Finance and Business programmes for UK Black Women, one scholarship of £10,000 is available to students who have had an application accepted to one of the postgraduate Finance and Business programmes for September 2022 entry. These will be awarded to one UK (Home) fee-paying female student, with one of the following categories of ethnicity: Black African, Black Caribbean, Black Other, Mixed – White and Black Caribbean, Mixed – White and Black African, Other mixed background (to include Black African, Black Caribbean or Black Other). 

This scholarship is funded by donations from a University of Exeter alumnus. As part of the funding agreement the awardee will be expected to meet with the donor during their course. 

Scholarship recipients are required to demonstrate the following: academic ambition, future career ambitions, a genuine need for the scholarship and how this will support their ambitions, a sense of social responsibility and willingness to engage with the Exeter community. 

For more information please see our Funding Database.

Please note Offer holders on online programmes, MRES programmes or the Exeter MBA are not eligible for this award. 

How to apply 
The closing date for this award is 30 June 2022 and students will be informed of the outcome by 31 July 2022. 

The University of Exeter Business School Online Programme Scholarship recognises achievement and ambition. Awards of £5,000 (MSc students) and £750 (single module students) are available to UK and International applicants who hold an offer to study the MSc International Business (Online) programme or online module beginning in September 2022. 

The scholarship is awarded as a deduction in the tuition fee against the programme or module of study.

Applicants are asked to submit a Personal Statement outlining their interest in International Business, what they are hoping to learn, what their future ambitions are and how their studies will help to achieve them. For more information please see our Funding Database.

Please note this award is only open to offer holders of online study programmes.

How to apply 

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and students will be informed of the outcome within two weeks of their funding application. The final closing date for this award for students starting the course in September 2022 is 12th September 2022.

For information about funding opportunities for MRes and PhD degrees, please visit the PhD programmes page.

Additional funding opportunities

The University offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries and you can find out more on the masters funding pages of the University’s website.

You can also use the funding search to check which studentships and bursaries you may be eligible for.

Postgraduate loans of up to £11,570 are now available. Find out more about whether you are eligible and how you can apply by visiting our postgraduate loans scheme pages.