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Fees and Funding

The University provides information on tuition fees for PhD courses.

Scholarship Opportunities

Funding opportunities for doctoral study are available on a competitive basis each year. The application deadline for all scholarships listed here is normally at the beginning of February and successful applicants will be informed in mid April.

To make an application for a scholarship, candidates must have already have applied to the School of Architecture and had an offer to study for a PhD (but not started). Applications to study for a PhD can be made at any time. Please be aware that some PhD applications take time to assess and our advice would be to apply early.

Brief details of our Scholarships are provided below.

ESRC White Rose DTP Collaborative Studentship: Future climate and change in liveability of a city’s housing environment

The Sheffield School of Architecture, in collaboration with Sheffield Housing Company, is delighted to offer an ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship due to start in October 2018. The project seeks to better understand how sustainable liveability of a city’s housing environment can be secured in the era of low-carbon circular economy.

Further information and applying

Faculty of Social Sciences Scholarships

The University of Sheffield Faculty of Social Sciences offers funding for a range of PhD scholarships. These include ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership and Faculty Doctoral Academy scholarships.

Applications for 2018 entry are now closed.

University Prize Scholarships

Each year the University offers a small number of prize scholarships to the very best PhD applicants. These scholarships pay full tuition fees, a maintenance stipend and a Research Training Support Grant. Applications come initially to the School of Architecture, where a panel decides which applications to put forward to the University Panel for consideration.

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For more information please contact us.