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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Joint China Scholarship Council – University of Sheffield PhD programme 2021-22  

Applications for the CSC scholarship are now open.
This scheme provides academically excellent Chinese students with the opportunity to study for a PhD at the University of Sheffield. The scholarships are supported jointly by the China Scholarship Council and the University of Sheffield.
You must apply for admission before your scholarships application will be considered. 
Apply for admission nowYou must then complete the form from the below link to apply for the Joint China scholarship.
The deadline for submitting this form is 5pm (GMT), 26th February 2021. 
CSC Scholarship Application


Hossein Farmy scholarship 2021-22


Applications for the Hossein Farmy Scholarship are now open.
The Hossein Farmy Scholarship was founded by the late Hossein Farmy, a graduate of the University's former Department of Mining. It is available for students pursuing research related to mining. This includes the geological, engineering, scientific and technological aspects of mining, and the archaeological, economic, historical, legal and social aspects of mining and the mining industry.

  • You must apply for admission before your scholarships application will be considered.
    Apply for admission now
  • You must complete the form from the link below to apply for the Hossein Farmy scholarship. The deadline for submitting this form is 5pm (GMT), 26th February 2021.
    Hossein Farmy Scholarship Application

White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships 2021/22


Applications for entry in October 2021  are now closed. In the interest of fairness, late applications will not be accepted.   


White Rose College of Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) AHRC Studentships


Applications for entry in October 2021  are now closed. In the interest of fairness, late applications will not be accepted. 

PhD scholarships- further information

 

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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