Funding your study at York

There are a number of sources of funding available to help you fund your study of Computer Science, from both University and external sources.

GREAT Britain Scholarships - India 2018


Please note, these scholarships are still subject to final confirmation by the British Council Great campaign for 2018.

The British Council has announced the GREAT Education scholarships for the year 2018. The total worth of these scholarships is over £1 million, making this a great opportunity for Indian* students to make the most of their UK education.

We are proud to be a part of this scheme and we are delighted to offer one undergraduate scholarship to the value of £5000 for 2018 entry. 

All applicants from India who are holding conditional or unconditional offers on any of the undergraduate courses in the Department of Computer Science are eligible to apply. To apply for the scholarship, you are required to write a short statement (maximum 400 words) which must include the following:

  • Why you have applied to study Computer Science at the University of York;
  • What special attributes or experience you will bring to the course you have chosen;
  • How you believe a degree in Computer Science from the University of York will assist you once you have graduated;
  • Why you deserve financial assistance.

Your scholarship application statement should be sent in PDF format as an attachment to Please remember to include your full name, your email address and your Personal UCAS number.

Application deadline: 5pm (UK time) on Thursday 31 May 2018.

Do you have any questions about the Scholarship? Email us.

More information about the British Council's scholarships schemes

*You must be an Indian national currently domiciled in India.

Departmental scholarships

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We’re delighted to announce the launch of three scholarships for undergraduate students sponsored by IBM, each worth £3,000.

These scholarships are open to all applicants to a course in the Department of Computer Science at the University of York, and will be awarded to the three best entrants applying for 2018 entry.

If you are successful, you will have access to a host of opportunities through IBM, ranging from summer internships, IBM specified project work as part of your degree course and the chance to apply for a graduate job with IBM at the end of your degree. You will also have access to a mentor based in IBM's York office throughout your course. This is a fantastic opportunity to build a relationship with an industry world-leader, as well as strengthening your CV and employability.

There is no separate application form to complete - we will consider your (predicted or actual) examination grades, your performance at interview and any other indicator of your academic or creative excellence when we award the scholarships.

University sources of funding

The University also offers a number of scholarship options, with a number of eligibility criteria that must be met.  Visit the University's Fees and Funding pages

Professional funding

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) offered a number of scholarships and grants for those studying on IET accredited courses - which includes all courses offered by Computer Science here at York.

The IET also offers grants for undergraduate students for those continuing their studies after the first year.

Find out what is available and if you are eligible on the IET website.

Find the right course for you at York

Now you know what funding is available, check out our courses and find the right one for you.