School of the Arts 10th Anniversary Scholarships


To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the School of the Arts is pleased to announce ten Anniversary Scholarships for taught master’s programmes beginning in the academic year 2021/22.

The scheme is open to University of Liverpool undergraduate students and alumni applying to study a postgraduate taught programme within the School of the Arts in 2021/22. Candidates must hold a First Class Degree (awards will be made after the publication of undergraduate results in July 2021). All eligible candidates will be automatically considered and awards will be made based on the final average grades.

The award will cover 50% of the remaining value of the applicable tuition fee (Home or International) for the programme, after the Postgraduate Progression or Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary has been applied. A minimum of one award per academic Department within the School of the Arts will be available, assuming there are sufficient eligible candidates.

Full terms and conditions can be found at the foot of this page. The scholarships are available for the following programmes:


Communication and Media





Terms and Conditions:

1. To be considered, applicants must hold a First Class degree from the University of Liverpool. This can be in any subject from across the University.
2. Scholarships are only available for PGT programmes offered by the School of the Arts, commencing in the academic year 2021/22.
3. Eligible applicants must have applied for a PGT programme within the School of the Arts by Monday 19th July 2021. All eligible applicants who apply ahead of this deadline will be considered, irrespective of when the application was made.
4. Recipients must begin their studies in the academic year 2021/22. If the applicant chooses to defer entry, the award cannot be deferred. Students choosing to study on a part-time basis are also eligible, but must also start their studies in the academic year 2021/22.
5. Eligible applicants will be automatically considered for a scholarship – there is no separate application process.
6. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of a 50% reduction on the remaining tuition fee for the School of the Arts PGT programme for which the applicant holds an offer, after the Postgraduate Progression Award OR Postgraduate Opportunity Award has been applied. 
7. Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants with the highest final average grades in their undergraduate degrees.
8. 10 awards are available in total; a minimum of one scholarship will be awarded in each Department (Architecture; Communication and Media; English; Music; Philosophy), assuming all other conditions are met.
9. Successful applicants will be notified in writing by Friday 6th August 2021. Due to the volume of applications considered, unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.
10. Recipients will be contacted by the School of the Arts’ Marketing, Recruitment and Events team for publicity purposes.