Funding and scholarships

Life as a student is more expensive than ever, with tuition fees rising and the cost of living increasing. But going to university, college or sixth form isn’t the only way to further your education. There are a range of sponsorship and funding options available through the Royal Navy that you can get paid to study and have a full-time job waiting for you at the end.

See how you can get the qualifications you want – from A-levels to degrees – and start a career you never imagined. Ready to get skills for life, not debt for life? Read on to discover the schemes.

Supporting your development

Want to be a leader in your field? Choose a Royal Navy funding or scholarship scheme and you’ll get to work at the leading-edge of your industry as soon as you’re qualified.

The reason we offer the chance to get financial support while you study is because we want officers from all backgrounds. And for our leadership team to have all the right qualifications combined with a comprehensive knowledge of the Royal Navy.