Postgraduate Research Scholarships
Scholarships from the University of Sheffield and external sources are available for new postgraduate research students to help cover tuition fees and living expenses. The University commits £6m per year to postgraduate scholarships and we also have funding available from the UK Research Councils, the Wolfson Foundation and from donations made by generous benefactors to the University.
These pages also have information about external funding bodies and funding search sites where you can investigate more opportunities to fund your postgraduate studies.
What funding opportunities are available?
Please select whether you are a UK, EU or International student to get information about what opportunities are available and how to apply. If you are unsure which of these categories applies to you, please see the Admissions web pages for information about fee status.
Funded PhD projects
PhD projects are available throughout the year, many of which are funded. Currently available projects are advertised in the PhD Projects Directory.
Find out about our current scholarship holders and how University of Sheffield scholarships help them pursue their outstanding ideas.
Students who have been awarded a scholarship can find information relating to their funding here.
Questions about postgraduate scholarships? See our FAQs for answers to commonly asked questions.