Postgraduate funding for Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies students


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 (including research in theology, divinity and religion), 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.

Entry for 2019 is now closed and a new competition will begin in autumn 2019 for 2020 entry. 

Find out more about this AHRC funding.

MA Art Psychotherapy scholarship

Prospective MA Art Psychotherapy students are eligible to apply for the Corinne Burton Memorial Scholarship, which consists of a substantial contribution to the tuition fees. One scholarship is available.

For further information, including details of how to apply, please download our application guidance (Word document).

Closing date: 31 October each year

The Corinne Burton Memorial Trust has supported Art Psychotherapy students at Goldsmiths for the past 25 years.

Ebb and Flow Bursary for MA Art Psychotherapy, MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy and MA Counselling Students

Two bursaries of £500 each are available to students taking a professional therapy course within Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies at Goldsmiths.

The bursaries are intended to support individuals who are experiencing unavoidable financial hardship, with priority being given to hardship related to disability, as well as the strength of the individual’s performance and attendance on the course.

Please note: this scholarship is only open to Year 2 and Year 3 students as we will need to assess your attendance as part of our eligibility criteria.

In order to apply for this bursary, please complete our application form (Word document).

Aziz Foundation Scholarships

The Aziz Foundation is offering two Masters scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year at Goldsmiths, University of London. The aim of these scholarships is to help develop a pool of professionals and practitioners capable of addressing the social challenges facing British Muslim communities.

Award value
2 x awards, up to £25,000 (divided between the years of study)

More information
For more detailed information about the scholarship, eligibility criteria, and the application process, pleases visit the Aziz Foundation scholarship page.

Chin-Yueh Bursary for MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy International Students

This £2000 award is given in memory of Chin-Yueh Hsu who was a student on the MA DMP programme at Goldsmiths. Chin-Yueh died just after completing her final draft submissions after a long illness and graduated posthumously in 2015. This award is to honour her contribution to the MA DMP community, in which her commitment, determination and sensitivity to others was greatly valued.

The Bursary is open to Year 2 and Year 3 enrolled international students on the MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy program within STaCS. The bursary is intended to support an individual international student who is experiencing unavoidable financial hardship and who can demonstrate the quality of their performance on the program through their attendance, engagement and commitment.

For further information, including details of how to apply, please download the Chin-Yueh Bursary for MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy Application form (Word).

Applications for 2020/21 close on Friday, 4 September 2020.

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