Available scholarships and awards Available scholarships and awards

Scholarships and funding for MA study (2016 entry)

Art History and World Art Studies and associated partners based at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts offer a variety of Masters level courses. Scholarships and other awards available include:


Faculty of Arts and Humanities International Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities will be offering up to 10 scholarships worth 50% of tuition fees for academic excellence to International students who are looking to start their course in September 2017.

In order to be considered for an award applicants should submit a complete application, including references, for an MA course no later than 31 March 2017 and hold an offer of place on the course by 21 April 2017.

Please note that in order to be considered for a scholarship applicants do not need to submit a separate application as the scholarships will be awarded on academic merit and the overall strength of the application.


4 x MA Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas Scholarships

This MA, run by the Sainsbury Research Unit, provides candidates with detailed knowledge of the visual arts, historical and contemporary, of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Employing anthropological, archaeological and art-historical approaches, it is suitable as a stand-alone Master's or as a foundation for doctoral research. Emphasis is placed on small-group and individual tuition and the development of research skills. A strong museological strand makes this course appropriate for those interested in museum curatorship, a career pathway followed by many alumni. These Scholarships cover Home/EU or International fees.

Eligibility: Home/EU/International students.

Method of application: Apply online. All candidates to whom the Sainsbury Research Unit has made an offer of a place on the MA course are automatically considered for the Scholarships.

Deadline for applications: 1 March 2017.

For further information on the MA in Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, and on the Scholarships, please contact admin.sru@uea.ac.uk or a member of Sainsbury Research Unit faculty.


50% Final Year Undergraduate Continuation Scholarships

Just graduated from UEA with a 1st class degree? Congratulations! You can now progress onto a postgraduate course starting in September 2017 and receive UEA’s 50% fee reduction scholarship. Don’t worry if you didn’t gain a 1st class degree, as you’re still eligible for the brilliant 10% UEA Alumni Scholarship as a postgraduate, outlined below. Terms and conditions apply


UEA Alumni 10% Scholarships

We highly value our Alumni at UEA, so a 10% fee reduction scholarship is available to graduates looking to stay with us or return for postgraduate study in September 2017. We also offer subject specific scholarships tailored to your course. Follow the Faculty links below that interest you to find specific course funding opportunities. Terms and conditions apply.


Faculty of Arts and Humanities Studentships 

The School of Art, Media and American Studies is pleased to announce the availability of 1 Home/EU MA funded studentship for entry in 2017/18. Studentships are available as +1 (Master's only) or 1+3 (Master's and PhD). For UK residents awards consist of fees (£7,300) and a tax-free stipend of £9,681. For EU residents awards are on a fees only basis (£7,300).

All applicants will be assessed on the merit of their full application.

Applicants wishing to be considered for a 1+3 studentship (Master's and PhD) should apply for a place on both a Master's programme and a PhD programme in the Faculty and hold an offer on the MA programme by 11 January 2017. PhD offers will be considered subsequently.

Applicants wishing to be considered for a +1 studentship (Master's only) should apply for a place on the Master's programme by 31 March 2017. This funding is part of the University’s commitment to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Please note that priority will be given to 1+3 applications.