Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

Scholarships and funding

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Departmental scholarships and funds

Psychodynamic Counselling funds

The Kegerreis Fund

Through the generosity of Sue Kegerreis, we are able to offer some funding support for clinical supervision for students on our MA Psychodynamic Counselling.

Applications for these bursaries must be submitted to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. The deadline for 2023-2024 applications is 1 September 2023

The Henry Centre Prize (£2,000 in the 2021/22 academic year) 

This prize can be used towards the second-year tuition fees in the first instance, or if these are being already met by a scholarship, then the prize can be used towards the recipient’s supervision costs and/or accommodation.

The prize will be given to a first year student on MA Psychodynamic Counselling (36-month variant) who achieves the highest mark in the reflective essay for PA221-6-FY Personal Development. In the event of the tie, the prize will be split amongst all students achieving the highest mark.  

The Henry Centre was founded in January 2020 by PPS Graduate Natalie Corbett (MA Psychodynamic Counselling, 2019). It is a private counselling and psychotherapy centre based in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. The Centre provides high quality, meaningful and ethically minded therapy for individuals, couples and children. Natalie said on starting the centre, “My aim is to provide an excellent standard of care for our clients and promote the idea of psychodynamic thinking within the local community. By starting the Henry Centre prize, we are continuing our work in helping to support and develop new talent within the local psychodynamic community.”

Find out more about the Henry Centre



Further funding opportunities

  • International Psychoanalytical Association: IPA Research Advisory Board.
  • The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust: set up in memory of two generations of the Ferguson family to promote their particular interests in education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development.

    Postgraduate PhD students, whether from overseas or from the UK, may be awarded a grant to help meet tuition costs, but only in respect of the last year of their course. Grant cheques are not paid to the applicant but to the University.

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