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Blizard Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

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 (


Chevening Scholarships

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

Number available: one per academic year

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 Traumas Sciences
  • MSc Gastroenterology

Number available: two per academic year per programme

Value: Full masters tuition fee and some additional expenses (see Commonwealth Scholarships website for full details)

Applicants must:

  • have submitted a successful Queen Mary application to one of the applicable distance learning courses as listed
  • be a permanent resident in a developing Commonwealth country.

Applications must be made via the Commonwealth Scholarships website 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 Queen Mary is also required.


LSEBN Burn Care Bursary (unavailable for 2020/21)

Course: PGCert Burn Care (please note that this programme is unavailable for the academic year 2020/21).

Number available: 2 per academic year

Value: £1,000

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 Queen Mary 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 Queen Mary. Find out more.


The QMUL Marshall Scholarship:

This covers full fees and living costs for one US student to study any non-distance learning masters course across Queen Mary. Find out more.



This covers full fees for one Palestinian student to study any non-distance learning masters course across Queen Mary. Find out more

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