Scholarships

The Department of Music hosts a broad spectrum of researchers with expertise across composition, musicology, performance, psychology of music, music technology, ethnomusicology and the intersections between these fields.

New: EPSRC funded PhD position on 'A musical biofeedback loop to facilitate sleep

Application deadline 27 June 2019.

Full details can be found here.

PhD Scholarships and Funding for 2019 entry - now closed for applications.

AHRC White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities Scholarships Applications to this scheme are now closed for 2019-20 entry.
University Post Graduate Research Committee Scholarships

Applications to this scheme are now closed for 2019-20 entry.

Full details can be found here.

Hossein Farmy Scholarship

Applications to this scheme are now closed for 2019-20 entry.

Full details can be found here.

China Scholarship Council

Applications to this scheme are now closed for 2019-20 entry.

Full details can be found here.

Other Funding Bodies

Many charities, foundations and trusts provide funding for postgraduate study, from small grants to full scholarships. Some are in specific subject areas while others have more general eligibility criteria. Please see our external funding page for a list of funding bodies and search sites which may help you to find other scholarships.

PhD Project Funding

PhD projects are available throughout the year, many of which are funded. Currently available projects are advertised in the PhD projects directory.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme  

Loans worth up to £25,000 are available to doctoral students studying postgraduate research courses from September 2018.
You can find out more here.

International Students

Please note that international students are eligible to apply for many of the PhD scholarships listed above. Check the eligibility criteria for each section to see if you can apply. 

International Students Alumni Rewards

Rewards worth £1,500 per year of study are available for all University of Sheffield graduates and siblings, spouses, sons and daughters of University of Sheffield graduates for all years of study. An additional £500 is available for University of Sheffield graduates who have received a first class honours undergraduate degree.

Students must be self-funding and classified as overseas for fee purposes. Find out more here.

FAQS about applying for funding