Joining us from England? You may be eligible to fund your studies at the University of Stirling through the UK Government’s postgraduate loan scheme. For most UK postgraduate courses it allows you to borrow up to £11,570 if your course starts on or after 1 August 2021.
PhD students could get a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan to help with course fees and living costs of up to £27,265 if your course starts on or after 1 August 2021. These loans can be combined with funding from your university or other sources, but not with Research Council funding, NHS funding or other direct Government funding.
The UK Government provides more information on funding for postgraduate study.
If you’re a Northern Irish postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for a postgraduate loan from the Northern Ireland Executive’s Department for the Economy. You can borrow up to £5,500 and applications can be made directly through Student Finance Northern Ireland.
Coming to us from Wales? You may be eligible to receive up to £18,025 as a combination of grant and loan from the Welsh Government to cover the costs of your tuition fees and living costs. PhD students can apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £27,265. You can apply online through Student Finance Wales.
If you're a student from the Republic of Ireland you can apply to SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) for funding. You may qualify for either a Postgraduate Fee Contribution of €3,500 or a Postgraduate Fee Grant, up to a maximum of €6,270, towards the cost of your fees. See the SUSI website for more information.