Funding opportunities

The Department of Geography enjoys excellent rates of success in securing PhD funding for high quality applicants.

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Scholarship opportunities for 2023/4 entry

The deadline for most applicant-led scholarships to Geography has now passed. However, we are accepting applications for one competitive applicant-led EPSRC scholarship opportunity and we have several project-led EPSRC scholarship opportunities that are linked to the University of Sheffield Institute for Sustainable Food. See below for details.

Applicant-led scholarships

Applications for the following applicant-led scholarships are now CLOSED.

Applications are open for the following competitive applicant-led scholarship opportunity, deadline 17th February 2023:

Please contact a member of Geography staff to discuss your project idea and to confirm your eligibility before you apply. See how to apply for further details.

Project-led scholarships

The following funding competition is now CLOSED.

  • ACCE NERC DTP Scholarships

Applications are open for the following EPSRC scholarships; see individual linked pages for further information, including deadlines. Do not submit a research proposal when applying for these projects, but do contact relevant staff for application advice.


Anticipated funding announcements

We anticipate further announcements of scholarship funding for projects in the following areas, subject to availability. Please check back regularly for updates.

· WRoCAH (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Awards