Help with fees

Schumacher College Students


The Alternative Guide to Funding

The Alternative Guide  is designed to show how you can get additional funds towards your degree from the voluntary sector. Many charities are willing to make grants to students to help further their education.

The Alternative Guide contains lists of funding opportunities as well as guidance and help on how to successfully apply.  It's free for all applicants to Schumacher College wanting help to fund their Masters Degree.  If you are a prospective student who has applied to the College, please email to get an access PIN.

Schumacher College Bursaries

The Schumacher College Postgraduate Bursary Fund exists to enable students in financial need to participate in our postgraduate programmes.  All students are eligible to apply for the Tuition Fees Bursary. The bursary fund is dependent on fundraising and varies each year. 

You may submit a bursary application with your postgraduate application.  Your bursary application will be not be considered until you have been offered a place and confirmed acceptance with a deposit which needs to be paid by June 1, 2019.

Please click here to download the Postgraduate Bursary Application Form
Please read the Terms and Conditions and instructions given on the application form.

Please download and save the application form to your computer and complete using the latest version of Acrobat Reader

Applications for Schumacher College Scholarships

Schumacher College is able to offer one partial scholarship for each full-time Masters programme deducted from the tuition fees. We welcome scholarship applications from all students who are not being considered for bursary applications. The decision on the award will be made by the faculty. 

To apply for a scholarship please complete a written statement to the questions below for the programme of your choice.  The statement should be no longer than 500 words and submitted alongside or preceding your application to study at Schumacher College.  All applications for scholarships must be received by the closing date to be confirmed.

Who is eligible to apply?
To apply for a Schumacher College scholarship applicants must apply for the full programme on a full-time basis; they do not have to be resident at the College.  The decision is not based on financial need.  It will be based upon a combination of:

  • what is deemed by the programme coordinator as the best response
  • the course application form
  • a successful interview
  • evidence the individual can cover the remaining fees.

Scholarship applicants are also able to apply for a bursary at the same time.  Scholarship statements are to be sent to:  Please read Terms and Conditions for Postgraduate Scholarships.

Chevening Scholarships Awards - applications have now closed for 2019/20.

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.

The opportunity to apply for one of these awards is open to MA Economics for Transition and MA Ecological Design Thinking postgraduate programmes starting in September at the beginning of the academic year.  You need to make a separate application to the College and we highly recommend you make an application to Schumacher College and to Chevening at the same time.

Please visit the Chevening website for more details: