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Masters Funding Options

Written by Mark Bennett

Finding funding for a Masters degree may not be as hard as you think - once you know where to look.

We've covered a wide range of opportunities available to support postgraduates: from student loans and Masters degree scholarships to Erasmus grants and other international funding.

Our simple guides explain how different funding options work, what their eligibility criteria are and how to go about applying for them.

Masters degree scholarships

Scholarships, grants and bursaries for postgraduate study are available from a range of sources.

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Postgraduate student loans

Read our guides to UK postgraduate loans for students from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Erasmus funding

Various types of Erasmus+ Masters funding are available, including Erasmus Masters Loans.

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Global Masters funding

Our guides explain funding in popular postgraduate destinations like the UK, Germany, the USA, Canada and elsewhere.

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Employer sponsorship

Could your present or future employer help with the cost of postgraduate training for professional development?

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Postgraduate bank loans

Some commercial lenders offer private loans for Masters study. We've explained what you need to know about them.

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Charities & trusts

Find out about the wide range of other postgraduate funding is available from charities, trusts and learned societies.

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MBA funding

MBA study can be expensive, but a range of funding options are available for these specialist programmes.

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Crowdfunding involves raising lots of small donations towards a Masters. It's worked for other students. Could it work for you?

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FindAMasters Scholarships

Our Scholarship Competition offers up to £6,000 to successful winners who share our passion for postgraduate study.

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