PhD scholarships

We want our students to succeed. That is why we offer a range of scholarships to support excellent candidates.

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Funded projects

  • Maintaining the wellbeing of artists in temporary spaces
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only), Deadline 19 March 2020.
    This collaborative project involving Drs Andreana Drencheva and Malcolm Patterson and East Street Arts,  a pioneering contemporary artist-led organisation, will address artists' wellbeing in temporary spaces.
    More information

Scholarship funding

The application cycle for PhD Scholarships for 2020 entry is now closed.

SUMS scholarships

Sheffield University Management School offers a range of scholarships to support outstanding PhD candidates. Check back later when further details will be available.

Other funding bodies

Many charities, foundations and trusts provide funding for postgraduate study, from small grants to full scholarships.  Some are for specific subject areas while others have more general eligibility criteria - see our list of additional funding.

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