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.

To apply for a PhD, please visit our PhD web page.

Closing date: 18 March 2019

Registration date: 1 October 2019

For queries about the application process, 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.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

Use this free database to find funding opportunities and access guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application.

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