There are a number of funding opportunities currently available for students wishing to pursue postgraduate taught programmes or postgraduate research.
International Scholarship Fund
Cardiff University offers a highly prestigious International Scholarship Fund designed to attract and reward the brightest students.
There is a wide range of distinct scholarships available for international students, at all academic levels: Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, and PhD.
More information, including details on how to apply, is available from the University’s International Scholarship Fund website.
Postgraduate taught scholarships
Cardiff University is investing £500,000 in a new package of high value competitive scholarships to support Home and EU students who are planning to start a Masters course in September 2013.
The Scholarships are each worth £3,000 and successful applicants will have this amount deducted from their tuition fees. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you need to have applied to a full time postgraduate taught programme leading to a Master’s degree on or before 5th July 2013 and submit a scholarship application form by 2nd August 2013.
Postgraduate research studentships
The School of Music will be offering a number of postgraduate research studentships for 2013/14:
A Home/EU studentship will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU fee rate. All applications received by 31 May 2013 will be considered automatically for a studentship by the School. The Award Panel meets in June and successful applicant(s) will be contacted in early July.
Overseas Research Scholarships
The School will be nominating up to two candidates for the University's Overseas Research Scholarships scheme (tuition fees only). One successful candidate will also receive an international studentship from the School of Music to cover maintenance costs. The deadline for receipt of applications by the School of Music is 3 May 2013. The Awards Panel will meet in mid June and successful applicants will be notified at the beginning of July.
Cardiff University Overseas Research Scholarship - Application Form
Cardiff University Overseas Research Scholarship - School Statement of Support
Cardiff University Overseas Research Scholarship - Notes and Guidance for Applicants
Part-time awards (Edward Rhys-Price Bequest)
Two x £1,000 awards are available from Cardiff University for Home/EU students for the academic year 2012/13. They are available to continuing, part-time, self-funding research students only.
Studentships are awarded on a competitive basis and are available subject to acceptance onto the relevant programme. They will not be offered in conjunction with another scholarship or funding opportunity.
Please note that applicants must have received an offer of a place on the postgraduate research programme before applying.
Coleg Cymraeg scholarship scheme
The School of Music welcomes PGR applications for funding via the Coleg Cymraeg scholarship scheme. Students interested in aspects of Welsh music -- traditional, folk, popular, or 'classical' - are encouraged to contact Dr Sarah Hill to discuss potential PhD projects.'
Y mae'r Ysgol Cerddoriaeth yn croesawu ceisiadau ar gyfer Ysgoloriaethau Ymchwil y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Dylai myfyrwyr sydd â diddordeb mewn cerddoriaeth Cymraeg, boed traddodiadol, gwerin, poblogaidd, neu 'clasurol', gysylltu â Dr Sarah Hill er mwyn trafod eu syniadau.
For further information please contact the School Postgraduate Office:
Miss Natasha Smith
Phone: +44 (0) 29 2087 4816