TARGETpostgrad bursary competition

Win a bursary with TARGETpostgrad

Our bursary competition in 2017

We’re not running the TARGETpostgrad bursary competition this year, but we’ve got plenty of advice that will help you get to grips with the funding options out there.

Loans for postgraduate students

Government funding

Scholarships, bursaries and charities

Useful reference books

  • The Grants Register 2017: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide by Palgrave Macmillan (1137511427)
  • The Guide to Educational Grants 2016/17 by Gabriele Zagnojute, published by Directory of Social Change (1784820067)
  • Charities Digest 2016 published by Waterlow Professional Publishing (1857832272)
  • A Guide to Grants for Individuals in Need 2016/17 by Rachel Cain and Jennifer Reynolds, published by Directory of Social Change (1784820059)

All of these books should be in your university library or at a larger public library. If not, your public library should be able to order them in for you.

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding – your university may have an online subscription or a hard copy in the library. The guide has some very useful information about how to approach charities about help with funding your postgraduate course.

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