Scholarships and Student Funding

Macqueen Scholarship

A generous donation from the Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust will fund a MSc by Research in Social and Political Science scholarship researching and benefiting one-parent families.


One award covering tuition fees at the Home/EU fee rate and a maintenance stipend of £14,000 is on offer to applicants for MSc by Research in Social and Political Science.

The award is made for one year for full time students or two years pro-rata for part-time students.

Students liable to pay international fees may combine the Macqueen Scholarship with other Scholarships, to cover all fee costs.

This award has been made possible by a generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust.  Ms Macqueen played a leading role in bringing the struggles of single-parent families to the attention of the public and policy and law-makers. 


This award is available to students intending to commence MSc by Research  in Social and Political Science in September 2020 on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Please refer to the attached document for suggested relevant areas of research.


Applications for this scholarship are no longer being accepted for 2020-2021 as the 3rd of February deadline has now passed.

 Frequently Asked Questions


All applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of April 2020.

School of Social and Political Science

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