Funding for research degrees

University funding opportunities 

Faculty PhD Scholarships

We welcome applicants for full-time PhD scholarships (a stipend of £13,000 p.a., tuition fee waiver for three years and an expense allowance of £500 p. a.). In some subject areas part-time PhD scholarships will also be available (tuition fee waiver for five years and an expense allowance of £300 p.a.)

For details of the types of scholarship available in your chosen subject area, or for academic queries please contact the relevant Programme Director (the contact link appears at the top of the page, for each subject area). Search our Postgraduate Research Areas.

Scholarship applications have now closed. Successful applicants will be notified in due course, with offer letters sent out by Friday 24 May 2019. For queries, please email:

External funding available

Postgraduate Doctoral Loans

Government loans of up to £25,000 are available for a full standalone Doctoral (not a top-up course). The loans will be paid directly to students by the Student Loans Company and will be subject to eligibility criteria. Read more about Postgraduate Doctoral Loans.


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