Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

The School of Education and Human Development is offering the following funding opportunities:

PhD Studentship in Bilingualism

Applications are invited for a three-year fully funded PhD studentship within the School of Education and Human Development, Linguistics or Psychology, at Bangor University. The successful candidate will benefit from a rich inter-disciplinary environment sustained in the wake of the ESRC funded Centre for Research in Bilingualism which has now become a centre run by Bangor University. Full Time, commencing October 2016

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International Scholarships

Each successful international applicant will be automatically considered for a Scholarship of £2,500 or higher. Applicants are NOT required to complete a separate scholarship application form. Scholarship awards will be clearly stated on the offer / admission letter.

Full-Time Masters Students (UK/EU)

  • Bursary of £1,000


Online applications can now be made by prospective applicants for all postgraduate taught programmes at the University.

Applications for Home/EU students can be found at:

International EdD Scholarships

We are very pleased to announce that, to further strengthen our MA and EdD programmes in the School of Education and Human Development, we are offering two International EdD Scholarships to outstanding students who have successfully completed our MA programme at Bangor. These scholarships would entail a 50% reduction in fees for the successful applicants for two and half years during which they have to complete two further taught modules - the compulsory level 8 Thesis Proposal module and another level 7 module of their choice - in addition to the EdD theses.

Eligibility of Applicants

  1. you are a (former) Bangor international student who has completed the MA programme in the School of Education;

  2. you have demonstrated good research capabilities during your study at Bangor;

  3. you can show that you have access to financial support for the rest of the cost to study at Bangor;

  4. you have a clear idea of who would be your principal supervisor with the expertise in your interested area of research;

How to apply:

Please complete an on-line University Postgraduate Application Form available here. (You will be directed to a page called 'Admissions Login' and asked to create an account)

In addition to the application form and its requirements, applicants applying for the EdD International Scholarship are required to provide a brief research proposal within 800 words indicating clearly the following:

  1. A provisional title

  2. Outline of the research study including information on:
    a) Why this topic is worth researching
    b) Relevant literature on similar research
    c) Methodology
    d) Potential supervisor(s)

  3. A provisional bibliography (not counted in length)

Application advice

If you satisfy the eligibility criteria then you mus make it clear that you are applying for a Bangor University EdD Inernational Scholarship:

  • In answer to Question 3 ('Are you applying for a Bangor University advertised Research Project or Studentship?') of Section 6 ('Proposed Course of Study') of the on-line application form, please write 'EdD INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP', failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.