The Warburg Institute has a range of full fee bursaries available to both home/EU and international students. The Institute also has an excellent record in securing external funding, and is happy to work with prospective students on funding applications.

Warburg Institute Scholarships and Bursaries

In order to apply for a bursary you need first to have applied for and been offered a place on one of our MA programmes

Warburg Student Support Fund

The Institute has a small hardship grant that both MA and PhD students can apply to. The maximum amount of funding available per student is likely to be a few hundred pounds.

Find out more

School of Advanced Study Funding Opportunities

The School of Advanced Study offers a range of funding opportunities. 

Find out more about these funding opportunities and how to apply

Aziz Foundation Scholarship

What is available?

Enabled by the generous support of the Aziz Foundation, the University of London is pleased to announce the availability of up to four Master’s scholarships at the School of Advanced Study (SAS). These scholarships will be awarded annually to exceptional students who are active in British Muslim communities and keen to build bridges with all parts of British society.

The Aziz Foundation scholarships for the 2023/24 academic year will cover home tuition fees for students embarking on the Warburg's MA in Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History.

Additional Aziz Foundation scholarships are available for other SAS Masters programmes and selected University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP) programmes – please consult the SAS and ULIP websites for further details and the relevant application form.

Through the establishment of this scholarship programme, the University and the Aziz Foundation wish to widen access to individuals from social groupings who have been historically underrepresented within higher education.


The University invites applications from candidates who:

*please refer to the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) guidelines to determine whether you fall into this category, or for further information on regulatory definitions.

How to apply

Please note that you must satisfy the eligibility criteria to be eligible to apply for the Aziz Foundation scholarship. You must hold an offer of a place on the MA in Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History above to be eligible to apply for the 2023/4 academic year.

You should complete the application form electronically (available to download below) and include all requested information in the spaces provided. This information will be used to assess your application and eligibility for the scholarship.

Word count limits must be adhered to and incomplete applications will not be considered. Any fraudulent information provided will result in your scholarship application being withdrawn and you will be ineligible to re-apply.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 June 2023, 5pm (BST). Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept late applications after this time. For further information about the programme, scholarship and application process, please contact

Please note: You must apply for a place on the MA in Cultural, Intellectual and Visual History and receive an offer separately; completion of this form does not constitute an application for a place on the programme. It is recommended that you allow adequate time to receive an offer prior to applying for the Aziz Foundation scholarship.


The deadline for receipt of applications is 9 June 2023, 5pm (BST).

Application Form

Aziz Foundation Scholarship application form DOCX 100.93 KB

External funding sources

British Chevening Scholarships

These awards are to enable Overseas and EU students to study in the United Kingdom. To apply for a scholarship, you will need to contact the British Embassy or High Commission or the British Council in the country of which you are a citizen. The scholarships are offered in more than 150 countries. Details and the list of eligible countries are on the website. These scholarships are mainly awarded to Master’s students. 

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme

From academic year 2017/18 the UK Government has introduced a Postgraduate Master’s Loan. Individuals may be able to borrow up to a maximum of £10,609 for the purpose of completing an eligible postgraduate master’s qualification. These non-means-tested loans are available to both taught and research master’s students.