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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White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships 2021/22

Nominations are now open for White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Studentships commencing in October 2021.  If you are interested in studying for a PhD in the Management School, you are eligible for nomination by your supervisor to the WRDTP Studentships.

You must have applied for a place of study in order to submit a White Rose scholarship application. 
For the Management School, the deadline to apply for a place to study is Thursday 21 January 2021 at 12 noon UK time.
The deadline for scholarship applications is Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 17:00 UK time

In the interest of fairness, late applications will not be accepted.   

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

Numerous awards are offered for PhD topics that fall within the research remit of the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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China Scholarship Council Studentships - to be announced

An announcement is expected soon, but, at this time, information has not been released to departments on this opportunity.

Hossein Farmy Scholarship - to be announced

This scholarship is suitable for research related to mining. The current University page will be updated soon. Please contact us if you would like to discuss how your proposed research might fit within the remit of this scheme.

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University Prize Scholarships - to be announced

An announcement is expected soon, but, at this time, information has not been released to departments on this opportunity.

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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