Postgraduate funding opportunities with Sheffield Archaeology!


A range of funding schemes for Masters and PhD students are now open for 2017-18.


Masters funding

The Department of Archaeology is pleased to announce that its Masters Scholarship scheme is now open, with up to seven awards available to students starting one of our MA or MSc programmes in the autumn of 2017.

Apply by 28th February 2017 for a place on one of our Masters programmes starting in 2017 and you will automatically be considered for the following:

• The Sheffield Centre for Aegean Archaeology Scholarship
• The Robert Kiln Scholarship for Landscape Archaeology
• The Marek Zvelebil Scholarship for Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology
• Up to four further departmental scholarships – applicants to all Masters programmes

In addition, details about funding via the Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships and the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) Studentships and Scholarships will be announced shortly.

Funding opportunities for Masters students






Students on a research trip


PhD funding

Scholarships from the University of Sheffield and external sources are available for new UK, European Union, and International postgraduates to help cover tuition fees and living expenses. Applications are now being accepted to the two main funding schemes that support Sheffield Archaeology PhD students:

• University of Sheffield Scholarships – a series of funding opportunities, including the Doctoral Academy Scholarships, provided via the University
• WRoCAH AHRC Competition Studentships – scholarships funded by the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities
The closing date for both these schemes is Wednesday 1st February at 17.00. Applicants must have first applied for a study place at Sheffield, commencing in the following academic year, to enable a scholarship application to be made.

Funding opportunities for PhD students


Andrew Sherratt Fund 2017

This fund, set up in honour of our colleague Prof. Andrew Sherratt, assists postgraduate students in Old World Prehistory, from academic institutions anywhere in the world, to travel or gain access to resources that would otherwise be unavailable to them.  Applications can be for amounts up to £1,000, and should be received by the deadline of 31st January 2017.

More on the Andrew Sherratt Fund 2017