Funding for postgraduate study Postgraduate Master’s Loan. If you’re starting a master’s degree, you could get a Postgraduate Master’s Loan to help. Postgraduate Doctoral Loan. If you’re starting a doctoral degree, you could get a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan to help. Studentships. Studentships.
Find funding opportunities for PhD programmes in the UK. Browse 100s of PhD studentships and doctoral funding opportunities across lots of subjects.
PhD funding with Postgraduate Studentships There are many sources of financial support including postgraduate loans and additional study funding that is offered by Universities and Charities. Universities offer postgraduate funding to support students looking to continue their studies at a specialist level.Universities often have funding available for their PhD students, with support ranging from full studentships to fee waivers, small grants and other partial funding. Our guide explains the kinds of award an institution might offer and shows you where to start looking for them.You can apply for a Doctoral Studentship if you want to complete a 3 year PhD in any humanities or social science area on a topic related to health. At the point of applying, you should hold, or expect to hold, a relevant Master's degree, or have equivalent research experience.
Other funding bodies Many charities, foundations and trusts provide funding for postgraduate study, from small grants to full scholarships. Some are for specific subject areas while others have more general eligibility criteria - see our list of additional funding.Read More
Scholarships, Studentships and Bursaries are funded by both the University and our individual academic schools. In addition the International Education Centre also supports international students through a range of awards for international students. Full time students only.Read More
Funding opportunities and studentships. When you are considering PhD study you will need to plan your funding carefully. Studying for a PhD will include costs for university fees and your life as a student. Some research will also bring additional costs, for example through travel to resources or purchases of books and other materials.Read More
Funding; Master's Excellence Scholarships; Jameel MA Scholarships; UK Government master’s funding; Bursaries for Welsh master’s students; PhD studentships and projects; Doctoral Training Initiatives.Read More
Our PhD grants are available to researchers working in an institution in the UK or Ireland. Co-Applicants may be based elsewhere, but the PhD studentship and its Principal Investigator must be based at an institution in the UK or Ireland in order to be eligible for funding. PhD funds can now be requested for 3 or 4 year studentships.Read More
As an international student your first action when looking for PhD funding should be to check grant-awarding bodies in your own country (for instance the Ministry or Department of Education), and your local (or nearest) office of the British Council. The British Council manage a small number of international studentship grants in some countries and should be able to tell you what other awards.Read More
Birkbeck is a research-intensive university, and we offer a range of competitively awarded PhD studentships funded by support from UK Research and Innovation, charities, government and external partners. Find out below about current studentship opportunities, and other funding options such as doctoral loans and our flexible payment scheme.Read More
The meaning of studentship has varied over time, but nowadays it generally refers places on postgraduate programs that come complete with funding (partial or complete) attached. Studentships are highly competitive as they often offer big financial rewards, so be prepared to go through a gruelling application process with little chance of success.Read More
Check the programme-related funding page for PhD funding opportunities. How to apply. Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.Read More
PhD Students. The AHRC supports high-quality PhD students working in the best research and training environments. These students will form the next generation of researchers and skilled professionals. We offer a number of funding opportunities, which support PhD students’ study, training and development in a variety of ways.Read More