Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

The School of History is pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships which contribute to the fees and/or maintenance for postgraduate study.

We also offer a number of bursaries for intensive language study, available over the preceding summer to students intending to commence postgraduate studies (either MLitt, MSc, MSt(Res), MPhil or PhD) at St Andrews.

School of History Funding

PhD Scholarships

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship - UPDATED (Nov 18)

M.Litt/MSc Awards

Bursaries for intensive language tuition

Berenike Walburg Travel Scholarship

The School of History is a member of the AHRC-funded Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities and the ESRC-funded Scottish Graduate School of Social Science. Students holding an offer from St Andrews are eligible to apply for studentships administered by either Scottish Graduate School and our MSc in Economic and Social History is accredited by the ESRC for 1+3 funding..

Accessing the catalogue
If you are a new applicant to the University of St Andrews, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the catalogue.

  • Applicants to undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses will be provided with login details for the ‘My Application’ portal with access to 'My Scholarships and Funding'.
  • Applicants to foundation and postgraduate research courses will receive a link directly to scholarships and funding.

If you are a current student at St Andrews, you can access scholarships and funding through MySaint, located under ‘My Applications’

Recent Graduate Discount

St Andrews graduates who have graduated during the last 3 years are entitled to a 10% Recent Graduate Discount on postgraduate tuition fees.

More details

Other Funding

General information on sources of funding can be found at and
In addition, the following links may be useful.