Blizard Institute - Barts and The London

Funding Opportunities

As part of Queen Mary, the Blizard Institute is committed to providing education which is accessible to all. We aim to offer a number of competitive bursaries and scholarships for student’s studying our taught programmes. For full details on all opportunities offered by Queen Mary and externally, please see the web pages below:

Undergraduate funding

Postgraduate funding

Funding for international students

Student Finance England Postgraduate Loan Scheme

Student Finance England now offer a loan scheme for many postgraduate taught students in England. Below is a video which explains the application process and how repayments will work:

The Student Room's SFE Student Finance Zone has details on all aspects of the loan scheme.

BSc Global Health Bursaries

Programme: BSc Global Health

Number available: Two per academic year for home students. One per academic year for overseas students.

Home Value: £9,000 over three years for two home students (£3,000 per academic year).

Overseas Value: £18,000 over three years for one overseas student (£6,000 per academic year).

Eligibility and other details:

  • Based on financial need using the QMUL Bursaries Office criteria and chosen by a Queen Mary panel.
  • The scholarship will be payable for three years subject to satisfactory academic progress, attitude, and attendance.

How to Apply: All eligible UK applicants will be considered for the bursary.

For further information please contact Emily Mclean-Inglis (

Santander Masters Scholarship

Courses:  Any Taught Masters Programme

Number Available: 1 per academic year

Value/Package: £3000

Eligibility and Other details:

  • Candidates wishing to apply for a Santander Masters Scholarship must hold an offer to study on a Masters Course at QMUL at the point of application.
  • Candidates must be expected to obtain the equivalent of at least a UK upper second-class degree.
  • Home, EU, and Overseas candidates are all eligible to apply, on the condition that they have studied for their first degree at a university within the Santander Universidades Network.
  • For a list of institutions within the network - which includes universities in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, Spain, UK, UAE, USA and Uruguay - please see the Santander webpages.

How to Apply:

Please submit a completed application form found here

Along with the following supporting documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Reference (this can be a copy of one submitted as part of your master’s application or, if not available to you, you must obtain a reference specifically for this scholarship application).
  • Personal Statement (as per the application form).
  • Transcript of your current university qualifications (if you are still studying please indicate your expected final grade (or GPA) and date of graduation).

To Eleanor Browne by emailing

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm (GMT) on Friday 12th May 2017

Candidates can expect to receive confirmation of receipt of their application within 48 hours and awardees will be informed of their success by Friday 16th June 2017.

Chevening Scholarships


Programmes: Any full-time, one-year taught masters programme

Number available: two per academic year (1 x MSc Global Health Programmes, 1 x any other MSc at the Blizard)

Value: Full tuition fees, living costs and flights.

Applicants must:

Applications and further details on funding can be found on the Chevening website.

Commonwealth Scholarships


  • MSc Burn Care
  • MSc Trauma and Military and Humanitarian
  • MSc Orthpaedic Trauma
  • MSc Gastroenterology

Number available: 2 per academic year per programme

Value: Full Masters Tuition fee and some additional expenses (see commonwealth website for full details)

Applicants must

  • Have submitted a successful QMUL application to one of the applicable distance learning courses as listed
  • Be a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country (list here)

Applications must be made via the Commonwealth Scholarships website here and follow the Queen Mary, University of London relevant link. An online application form must be sent to the Commonwealth Scholarships office. Please note that a separate successful application to the programme via QMUL is also required.

LSEBN Burn Care Bursary

Course: PGCert Burn Care

Number available: 2 per academic year

Value: £1000

Eligibility and Other Details:

Applications will be open to any member of the LSEBN, including doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists.  Priority will be given to Nurses, Therapists and any other Allied Health Professionals (AHP) given the current lack of any bursaries to support their postgraduate education and their lower salary scales compared to medical personnel.  If no applications are received from this group, trainee doctors will then be considered.  Applicants will only be considered if they meet the minimum QMUL entry requirements for the PGCert Burn Care programme.  A formal QMUL course application will need to be made for any bursary application to be considered.

Applicants must submit the following documentation to the programme administrator (

  • CV
  • Statement of Intent
  • Two references from senior colleagues

The Fulbright-QMUL Postgraduate Scholarship:

This covers full fees and living costs for one US student to study any non-distance learning masters course across QMUL. Details and application procedure are available here 

The QMUL Marshall Scholarship:

This covers full fees and living costs for one US student to study any non-distance learning masters course across QMUL. Details and application procedure are available here 


This covers full fees for one Palestinian student to study any non-distance learning masters course across QMUL. Details and applicant procedure are available here