Research Council Scholarships

The UK Research Councils are a major source of financial support for research postgraduates.  Applications for Research Council scholarships are made through to University, either through a central process or via the academic department or direct through a Doctoral Training Centre - click on the links for details of each Research Council's scholarships and how to apply.

Scholarship Deadline
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC): White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities Applications for student led projects  for 2018/19 are now closed - some directly funded projects may be advertised in the projects directory.  Apply through www.wrocah.ac.uk
Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Various - please contact your intended Department for details
Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Various - please contact your intended Department for details
Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC): White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership Applications for student led applications are now closed..  Please check the Projects Directory for any directly funded projects which may become available,
Medical Research Council (MRC): Discovery Medicine North Doctoral Training Centre Please see DIMEN Doctoral Training Centre

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Various - please contact your intended Department for details
Doctoral Training Centres Various