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 reopen on 6/11/2017.  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 open.  Please apply for a scholarship via the Postgraduate application system
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