We are pleased to announce that the Taught Master’s Excellence Scholarship Scheme for 2020/21 entry has been confirmed.

We are committed to investing up to a total of £500,000 in this high value competitive scholarship scheme to support home and EU students who are planning to start an eligible Master’s programme in September 2020.

The Scholarships are each worth £3,000 and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.

Eligible programmes

Only complete full-time and part-time postgraduate taught programmes that lead to a Master’s degree are included within the scholarship scheme:

  • Full-time programme leading to a taught Master’s degree
  • Part-time programme leading to a taught Master’s degree
  • MRes Biosciences
  • MRes Stem Cell Neurobiology

If you are studying your programme part-time, you will 50% of the scholarship in the first year and 50% of the scholarship in the second year.

If you are studying a full-time programme which lasts longer than one year you will not receive funding for additional years from this Scholarship scheme or its successor.

Programmes not included

The following programmes are not included so aren’t eligible for a Master’s Excellence Scholarship:

  • Distance learning programmes
  • Taught programmes leading to a graduate diploma (GDip), postgraduate certificate (PgCert) or postgraduate diploma (PgDip)
  • Research degrees that lead to a Master in Philosophy (MPhil).

If you already possess a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma and are now progressing onto the Master’s stage of the degree, you would also not be eligible.

Other than the MRes in Biosciences or Stem Cell Neurobiology, postgraduate research programmes that lead to the award of an MPhil, are not eligible for scholarship.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

For more details and how to apply please see here

Entry Requirements

All students classified as Home for fee paying purposes are eligible for the Scholarship. You need to submit an application to study at Cardiff University and be made an offer to study, before your fee status can be confirmed.

Your fee status is determined in accordance with the Fees Regulations. Please consult the UKCISA website regarding fee status in Wales.

Funding Information

Funding applies to:

Home and EU students

Application Deadline:

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