Student

Sources of funding

International postgraduate research 2017/18 entrants

Your funding package

Research councils, trusts, loans and sponsorship - just some of the sources of funding that could help you finance your studies

As a postgraduate, you could secure funding through a variety of sources. You'll find a list of potential sources of funding for postgraduate research students below. The Prospectus website also contains useful funding information for postgraduates. Similarly, the Alternative Guide to Funding is a helpful resource, which could help you find funding via a charity.

Before you begin at Liverpool John Moores University, we recommend you contact one of our student advisors for expert financial advice and guidance. 

Possible sources of funding

Below you'll find possible sources of funding. As an international student, you may not be eligible for all of the options listed below.  Please check the eligibility criteria for each funding option.

  • Government departments
  • Trusts
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • Charities
  • Industry sponsorship
  • Bank loan schemes
  • National Bodies
  • Grants - check the Grants Register (Palgrave Macmillan) and Directory of Grant Making Trusts (Directory of Social Change)
  • Alternative Guide to Funding