Postgraduate Funding for Media, Communications, and Cultural Studies

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Postgraduate fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and studentships

The Scott Trust Foundation Bursary

UK applicants for MA Journalism are eligible to apply for the Scott Trust Foundation Bursary, which consists of:

  • a bursary covering full tuition fees
  • £5,000 subsistence allowance

Find out more about the Scott Trust Foundation Bursary.


BAFTA scholarships

The following programmes are eligible for BAFTA scholarships


The Jay Merriman-Mukoro scholarship

Details of the Jay Merriman-Mukoro bursary for 2020-21 will be confirmed in April 2020.


The Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary

UK applicants to the MA Digital Media are eligible to apply for the Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary, which consists of:

  • a bursary of £6,000
  • mentoring from an appropriate member of the Stationers' Company throughout the period of study
  • a chance to 'participate in the life of the Stationer's Company'

The MA is one of only 12 courses in the country whose applicants are able to apply for this award. 

Find out more about the Stationers' Company Postgraduate Bursary.


AHRC studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which funds up to 75 doctoral studentships per year. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the arts and humanities, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering fees (currently £3,996 per annum), a maintenance allowance (currently £15,863) and research training.

To be considered, you need to have applied for a relevant research programme at Goldsmiths. 

Find out more about AHRC funding.


ESRC studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the London Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), funded by the ESRC to train the next generation of social scientists. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the social sciences, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering your fees for up to four years (currently £3,996 per annum) and an annual stipend (currently £15,863). 

To be considered, you need to have applied for a relevant research programme at Goldsmiths. 

Find out more about ESRC funding.

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