Scholarships are available to students for postgraduate master's study in the area of manufacturing and materials in academic year 2021-2022. Funding opportunities are available to recognise academic success and enable you to enrol at Cranfield University to continue your studies as a postgraduate learner. Read more Read less

The Cranfield University Manufacturing and Materials master's programmes have helped to develop many management and technology leaders through the intense, 12-month learning that bring synergies between academia, industry and policy makers. Alumni are in senior positions across the world.

The scholarships aim to contribute to the education of professionals with the capabilities required to lead manufacturing and materials development into the future.

Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree in a relevant subject area. Applicants from anywhere in the world are welcome.

This scholarship replaces the Global Manufacturing Leaders scholarship.

At a glance

  • Funding valueVariable awards toward tuition fees depending on course and applicant
  • Suitable for Applicants fromUK, EU, Rest of World
  • DeadlineOn going
  • Funding provider(s)Cranfield Manufacturing

What it covers

Scholarships cover part of the tuition fee and the amount you can be awarded is at the discretion of the course director for the programme you have applied for, Platinum scholarships are awarded in very limited numbers to exceptional candidates.

Three levels of scholarships are available:

  • Platinum: 40%+ of tuition fee.
  • Gold: 20-40% of tuition fee.
  • Silver: up to 20% of tuition fee

Who can apply

Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, the equivalent of a UK first class honours degree in a relevant subject area.

Applicants can be from any country where you are applying for a full-time Manufacturing and Materials MSc, eligible full-time MSc courses include:

Course Title

Course Director

Advanced Materials MSc

Dr David Ayre

Aerospace Manufacturing MSc

Dr Konstantinos Georgarakis

Aerospace Materials MSc

Dr Sue Impey

Engineering & Management of Manufacturing Systems MSc

Dr Mohamed Afy-Shararah

Global Product Development & Management MSc

Dr Ahmed Al-Ashaab

Maintenance Engineering & Asset Management MSc

Dr Muhammad Khan

Management & Information Systems MSc

Dr Samir Khan

Manufacturing Technology & Management MSc

Dr Jeff Rao

Metal Additive Manufacturing MSc

Dr Supriyo Ganguly

Welding Engineering MSc

Dr Supriyo Ganguly

Students that have received (or eligible for) a fee bursary or those that have applied for another Cranfield scholarship may not be eligible for this award.

For questions about applications for admission or entry requirements please contact our admissions team at

How to apply

Applicants wishing to be considered for a Cranfield Scholarship should indicate their interest on their course application form including a short statement of why they should be considered. At the discretion of the Course Director you may be required to complete a short interview via video call or telephone.

If you have already received an offer of study on one of the eligible manufacturing and materials MScs and you wish to be considered for the scholarship, please email the Course Director with the following information.

Email title: Manufacturing and Materials Excellence Scholarship, [Cranfield Student ID number]

Dear Course Director (See contact list in table)

I have already received an offer of study onto [Course Name] and I wish to be considered for the Manufacturing and Materials Excellence Scholarship.