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Funding Opportunities for our Postgraduate Degrees

Funding Opportunities for our Postgraduate Degrees

Winners of Stationers' bursaries - Daniel Parker and Abigail Pukaniuk - with Beverley Tarquini

There are a range of opportunities for financial support for your postgraduate studies. For entry in September 2013, students secured a total of thirteen scholarships through the department. It is usually not possible to secure funding once you have begun your studies, so it is important to secure funding before starting your course.

Please also note the following:

All scholarship and funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and the details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants should check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures and deadlines.

Some further information is available on the Brookes centre pages

some application forms can be found on the School of Arts website

Further Information and Current Funding Sources

Alumnus Discount Scheme, Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes is pleased to announce that it has decided to recognise the personal loyalty shown by recent graduates/alumni registering for additional postgraduate degree/s. A discount of 10% of the student’s yearly tuition fee will be allowed on registration.

Eligible students include any student who has graduated from Oxford Brookes University and wishes to stay on/return for an additional degree (eg an undergraduate student who then studies for a taught master’s programme, or a taught master’s graduate who enrols on another taught master’s or a MPhil/PhD programme).

Further information and an application form can be found on the Brookes University pages

John Henry Brookes Scholarships

There are postgraduate scholarships available for UK, EU and international students wishing to undertake full-time taught postgraduate master's degrees in September 2015.

Applications are accepted from students who have already been made conditional or unconditional offers by Oxford Brookes University.

Further information is available on the university pages

Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies International Scholarship

The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies is offering a fee-waiver bursary of £1,500 to a full-time or part-time International student on the MA in Publishing, International Publishing, Publishing and Language, or Digital Publishing for the academic year commencing September 2015.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a proven interest in a publishing career, and a considered explanation of what the master's course will contribute to the student's learning and career development.

Read more information on this Funding source

Santander Scholarships 2014-15

The International bank Santander is awarding postgraduate scholarships to new Master's students at Oxford Brookes on an annual basis.

This year a number of awards will be made to full-time students starting their programmes in September 2014. A total of £30,000 is being awarded in scholarships. Successful applicants will also receive a further 10% discount on their tuition fees from Oxford Brookes. 

Funding is offered to students who are graduating from or who have graduated from named universities in the UK, China, Latin-America, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, and the USA. The scholarship fund aims to reward the most academically gifted students from these institutions.

Read more information on this funding source.

The Stationers’ Foundation: University Bursary Scheme 2014

Details of the bursary can be found on the Stationers' Company website

Applications should be submitted to the Programme Portfolio Manager (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) by 6 June 2014.

The Stationers’ Foundation is the charitable arm of the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers. It supports a wide range of educational initiatives from primary through to postgraduate education. A new postgraduate bursary scheme was launched in 2010 aimed at students who plan to study on postgraduate publishing courses which reflect the industry sectors which the Stationers’ Company specifically aims to support. Publishing Master’s courses at six universities have been selected for this scheme, including Oxford Brookes.

Read more information on this Funding source

Wiley Scholarship 2016

Wiley is offering a fee-waiver bursary of £1,000 to a full-time or part-time student at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies on the MA in Publishing or MA in Digital Publishing. The student will also receive the guarantee of a work placement for a minimum of three weeks at Wiley in Oxford.

Read more information on this Funding source