UK student eligibility for PhD scholarships

Find out if you are eligible as a Home student for the University of Sheffield, Research Council Scholarships and other potential projects and schemes.


University Scholarships

All Home students are entitled to apply for University of Sheffield Research Scholarships.  

UK students are eligible to apply for Hossein Farmy Scholarships (not open for 2022 entry).

Research Council Scholarships

The University has awards supported by a variety of UKRI's Research Councils.

PhD project directory

Funded Projects may be available to UK students throughout the year.

Search for a Sheffield PhD via department, supervisor, discipline, research group, funding status or keywords.

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.

Apply for a PhD at Sheffield

Visit our Applying Essentials page for guidance on the application process and a link to our online application form.

Further information

If you have any questions about scholarships please see our FAQs or email

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