Bright Futures Postgraduate Scholarship

We know funding your Master’s can be a concern.

At UEA, we want to help support you to reach your potential, whilst enjoying the unique and important contribution to university life that only you can make.

So our new Bright Futures Postgraduate Scholarships offer a £2000 reduction in fees for UK-based students, to help you get on with taking your next step.


We are looking for a carefully  constructed, original re​sponse that can demonstrate how you believe studying your chosen course at UEA will help you to make a difference in the future  of your chosen field of study. We are also interested to hear how you will contribute to our campus environment during your time here at UEA. Your answers should reflect that you have a good understanding of your area of study and what it means to be part of the UEA student body.​

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught
  • PGCE

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees

Total Value


Number Available per Year


Years Available

  • 2023


  • UK Fees


  • Any
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Art, Media and American Studies
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
  • Politics, Philosophy Language and Communication Studies
  • Medicine
  • Health Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computing Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Pharmacy
  • Natural Sciences
  • Economics
  • International Development
  • Law
  • Norwich Business School
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology


Postgraduate taught (excluding MBA, MSc Global Plant Health, MSc Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement, foundation, pre-Masters, integrated Master’s, postgraduate certificate, graduate diploma or postgraduate diploma programmes)

Country / Region

  • UK

Applicant’s Nationality

  • United Kingdom

Country of Domicile

  • Any

Further Criteria

You are eligible if you are a UK citizen, or a citizen of the Channel Islands or Isle of Man and are liable for ‘home’ fee status. You are and will remain self-funded for the duration of an Eligible Programme. This means you are paying all of your tuition fees yourself, which may include personal savings, a loan (e.g. a government loan) or financial support from a friend or relative.

Application Process

If you meet the eligibility criteria and would like to be considered for a Bright Futures Postgraduate Scholarship, simply complete the application form below. The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday 30 June 2023.

Apply now

All submitted applications will be reviewed by a panel, and successful candidates will be notified by 21 July 2023. 

Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions