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School of Environment, Education and Development

Funding opportunities in Planning and Environmental Management

Planning and Environmental Management Postgraduate Taught Merit Awards

Applications are invited for the PEM Postgraduate Taught Merit Awards from holders of offers for the following programmes:

Two awards of a 50% tuition fee waiver will be made to successful applicants upon registration on the programme.

To qualify to apply for the award, applicants must hold a First Class Honours first degree or equivalent. Applicants must hold an unconditional offer to be eligible.

How to apply

To apply for the awards, applicants should submit a letter detailing their reasons for studying their chosen master’s programme and their plans for applying their learning following graduation by email to Michael Ruppli at, using the subject line 'Merit Awards Scholarship Application' and quoting their University of Manchester ID number.

The closing date for applications for September 2017 entry is Friday 30 June 2017.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application by the end of July 2017.

Future planners bursary

The bursary for students starting in 2016 has now been awarded. Please check this page again in early 2017 for more information about entry in September 2017.