PhD scholarships

We invest heavily in PhD study and the development of our postgraduate community.


University of Sheffield scholarships

These include:

Research Council (UKRI) scholarships

The UK Research Councils are a major source of financial support for research postgraduates.

List of Research Council scholarships

Department/project scholarships

Departments and Supervisors may have funding for specific projects throughout the year. When available these projects may be advertised in the PhD projects directory or via information provided on Departmental webpages

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. Please see our list of additional funding for more information. 

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