Fees and Funding

We currently offer a Tercentenary Masters Scholarship.

The Tercentenary Masters Scholarship

The School of Chemistry will offer a small number of scholarships for students starting a full-time MSc programme in the 2023-2024 academic session.

The Chemistry Tercentenary Masters Scholarship helps outstanding postgraduate taught masters students to study in the School of Chemistry by providing for some of the costs of their training.


Each scholarship covers the University tuition fee and are open to both UK and International students.  The scholarship is tenable for one academic session.  This award cannot be held concurrently with fully-funded scholarships. It can, however, be combined with other partial funding.  Please note these are not transferable if you need to defer.


The scholarships are offered to UK and International applicants starting a full-time MSc programme in the School of Chemistry in September 2023 on:

  • MSc Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc Medicinal & Biological Chemistry
  • MSc Materials Chemistry

Applicants to the MSc Research programme will not be considered for this award.


The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and supporting statement with candidates requiring the equivalent of a first-class honours degree or upper second-class honours degree from a recognised university or institution. Non-native English Language speakers must meet the University entry requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

English language requirements


The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 20th April 2023.  Information on how to apply will follow shortly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarships System FAQs for Applicants (511.17 KB PDF)

Selection Procedure

The School Scholarships Allocation Committee will meet in April 2023 to select the scholarship holders. To be eligible you must hold an offer and have applied for the scholarship. All eligible offer holders including the winner will be announced thereafter.  The School will offer scholarships to offer holders based on their MSc application taking into consideration academic qualifications and results as well as other achievements and a supporting statement.  Scholarships will be offered based on merit and to the highest calibre applicants (see Scholarship criteria) and based on the candidate’s application for the Master's course.

Other Funding Opportunities

There are a number of other funding opportunities available to Taught Masters students. Please check the link below for details of what opportunities are available and deadlines for application.