Research Degree Scholarships

Research ScholarshipApplications for University Postgraduate Committee, Hossein Farmy, China Scholarship Council, WRoCAH and ESRC White Rose DTP scholarships for entry in the 2019-20 academic year are now closed.

Various types of scholarships are generally available and you need to decide the most appropriate one(s) for your chosen area of research. The main ones are outlined below. It is possible to apply for more than one type of scholarship, so please apply for all that relevant for your area of research in order to give you the best chance of being successful.

Application deadlines

PhD applications - now closed for 19-20

Scholarship applications - now closed for 19-20

In order to be considered for a scholarship you must have already been offered a place to study in the School of Law. To ensure that you receive your offer in time, you should aim to submit your PhD application well before the PhD application deadline. 

Arts and Humanities

Humanities based research projects in areas such as the content, procedures, theory, philosophy and history of the law, including studies of legal systems and legislation in all periods of history and in all parts of the world. (White Rose College of Arts and Humanities)

Economic and Social Sciences

Social science based research projects which are concerned with the social, political and economic influences and impact of the law and the legal system, including criminology. (White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership)

University of Sheffield

University scholarships are available for research in any field of law, socio-legal studies or criminology.

Now closed for 2019-20. 

Now closed date for 2019-20.

Not currently running.

Arts and Humanities Scholarships Economic and Social Science Scholarships University of Sheffield Scholarships

The School of Law may also offer some scholarships. Anyone who applies for one of the opportunities outlined above will be considered for a School of Law funding, if it is available.

For general information on scholarships and funding, please visit postgraduate research scholarships.