School of Geographical and Earth Sciences: PGT Excellence Awards (UK/EU)


The School aims to attract academically talented students to study a postgraduate taught programme and provide them with an intellectually demanding, research and industry-informed education. Excellence scholarships are available to candidates with a 1st class UK-equivalent honours degree of 70% and above.  Separate application for this scholarship is not required.

To be eligible, applicants must

  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible Masters programme. 

Number of Scholarships


Eligible countries/regions

  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales


£5,000 (1 scholarship reserved for Earth Futures: Environments, Communities, Relationships MSc)

How to apply

Applicants holding offers will be automatically assessed for the scholarship based on academic merit.

Applicants who are being considered for the scholarship will be notified within six weeks of receiving an offer.

There is no separate application form required.