HLC Scholarships for Postgraduate Study

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures (HLC) is pleased to invite applications for four scholarships to support full-time Master’s-level (1 year) students in their postgraduate studies.


Successful candidates will receive a fee reduction of £2,000. 

Open to

The competition is open to all students who have applied for a relevant HLC programme by the deadline and commence study in the course in the first semester of the upcoming academic year. 

You must have been assessed for fee status as a ‘home’ student, or expect to be assessed as a ‘home student’.

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures comprises the following Departments:

  • Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology
  • History
  • Irish Studies
  • Languages, Cultures and Film
  • Politics

How to apply

To apply for the HLC Postgraduate Scholarships please provide:

  1. CV
  2. Transcripts
  3. 500-word statement outlining:
    1. Your reasons for choosing the programme
    2. How the programme will help you achieve future career plans
    3. Why you should be considered for funding support
  4. Indicate if you are applying for any other UoL bursary, awards or scholarships. The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures is committed to delivering reparative actions to address barriers to representation across all academia. We have a number of funding opportunities available as part of this action. Please indicate on your application if you wish to be considered for any of these opportunities.


For consideration, applications must be submitted to hlcscholarships@liverpool.ac.uk. Please give the subject line of your email as ‘HLC Scholarships for Postgraduate Study Application’.

Application deadline: 31st July 2024

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