The Joseph Cox Scholarship

​The Joseph Cox Scholarship will support a Postgraduate UK student who will study any course within the following Schools:

  • Politics, Philosophy, Language & Communication Studies 
  • International Development
  • Law 
  • Psychology 
  • Education and Lifelong Learning

Applicants must either identify as Black-British:

  • Black-African
  • Black-Caribbean
  • Black-Other
  • Mixed White-Black Caribbean
  • Mixed White – Black-African
  • Other Mixed Background to include Black-African, Black Caribbean, Black-other

Or have been granted Refugee Status in the UK.

Applicants must demonstrate genuine financial need, be enrolled on a full-time course and show outstanding academic potential and motivation. 

It is important that applicants to this scholarship have a passion and commitment to wider societal impact and change and will use their Masters course to enable them to do this.

Type of Course

  • Postgraduate Taught

Funding Type

  • Tuition Fees
  • Maintenance

Total Value


Annual Value


Years Available

  • 2022


  • UK Fees
  • Self Funded
  • Demonstrate genuine financial need


  • Politics, Philosophy Language and Communication Studies
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • International Development
  • Education


Any within specified schools

Country / Region

  • UK

Academic Excellence

​Course requirements. Outstanding academic potential and motivation.

Applicant’s Nationality

  • United Kingdom

Country of Domicile

  • United Kingdom

Further Criteria

​​Must identify as Black-British or have been granted Refugee Status in the UK.

Restrictions with other scholarships

​​Cannot be in receipt of any other scholarships/awards.

Application Process

​​To be considered for this scholarship, an application is required. The deadline for applications is 3 October 2022.

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Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions