Snowdon Masters Scholarships: Scholarships for people with disabilities to study in the UK

Last year, we were more than happy to get to meet the amazing team from the Global Disability Hub. They do fantastic stuff and they are very dedicated to their work. In their hub, they also promote opportunities for people with disabilities and this is one of them.

Snowdon Masters Scholarships

The Snowdon Masters Scholarships is for national and international disabled students applying for a master’s programme at any UK institution that starts in 2022.

Up to a maximum of £30,000 of funding per successful student is available – with up to £15,000 available towards master’s fees and a £15,000 p.a. allowance while studying.

The scholarship has been designed to identify, accelerate and support talented disabled individuals to achieve their higher education goals.

Here’s Paul Ntulila introducing the Snowdon Scholarship in British Sign Language (BSL). Paul is a Snowdon Alumni and member of Snowdon Disabled Leaders Network.

Who can apply?

Candidates should ideally have excelled within their field of study and they need to be able to prove their skills as well as ambitions to succeed.

The Snowdon Trust are looking for candidates who have leadership qualities and have the potential to influence change. Those who apply also need to show how this scholarship will impact their life, studies and future and how they will use this opportunity.

The full eligibility and guidance criteria can be found under “How to apply” below and must be read prior to commencing an application.

How to apply

Applications for 2022/2023 academic year are now open and closing on the 1st April 2022.

The Guidance Criteria, FAQs and a full list of application questions can be found below. 

If you cannot find the answer you are looking for in the guidance document or the FAQs please complete this form.

If the download documents or contact form is not accessible to you, please contact

Guidance and Qualifying Criteria 2022

FAQs 2022

Application Questions 2022

Snowdon Trust

The Snowdon Trust provides financial awards to disabled students to access further and higher education in the UK.

Snowdon Trust breakdown barriers to education and employment facing disabled young people and adults, and where we cannot immediately break down the barriers we support, listen, and increase opportunities for disabled individuals. We campaign for disability inclusion and equitable experiences throughout education and employment. You can find more information on the Global Disability Hub’s page.

Sofia Tsimidopoulou
Sofia Tsimidopoulou
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