Southampton History Patricia Mather and Helen Patterson Scholarship

Scholarships of £9250 are available to UK students and others who pay home fees studying for a postgraduate master’s degree in History.

There are up to 2 scholarships available. If you're awarded the scholarship, you’ll get £9250 off your tuition fees of your first year of postgraduate study.


To be eligible for a scholarship you must: 

  • have an offer to study MA History
  • exceed your course entry requirements, achieving a 1st in your undergraduate studies or equivalent qualification
  • be eligible for home fees

Find out what equivalent qualifications we accept.

You must not be getting an external scholarship.

Deadline to apply

You must submit your application for MA History by 17 May 2024. You do not need to apply for the scholarship separately.

We cannot accept late applications. If your application is successful, you will receive confirmation in writing via email.

All scholarship offers are final.  

How we award scholarships

This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful. 

There are 3 stages to the shortlisting process: 

  1. We check that you meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. We review your Postgraduate application.  
  3. A panel, chaired by the Head of History, or their nominated representative, will decide on who gets the scholarships. 

The decision of the scholarship panel is final.

Conditions of getting the scholarship

Find out the conditions of getting a scholarship.