|ESRC and Doctoral Academy Scholarships||
The University of Sheffield, Faculty of Social Sciences has funding for a significant number of PhD scholarships for 2018/19 entry. These include Doctoral Academy scholarships and ESRC scholarships available through our White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership competition.
We strongly encourage interdisciplinary and collaborative PhD applications in the following broad areas:
Our scholarships cover:
All scholarships are available as a +3 (PhD) or a 1+3 (Masters and PhD), in combination with the MA Social Research
Our Doctoral Academy scholarships are open to applicants of any nationality and in any discipline within the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Most ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership scholarships are open to UK and EU applicants; there may be limited opportunities for overseas students, and all applicants should check ESRC White Rose DTP guidance before making an application.
To apply for Masters and PhD funding, you will need:
Qualifications or experience equal to a first or upper second class honours degree or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience
To apply for PhD funding, you will need:
We offer an outstanding academic environment for our PhD students. We provide an interdisciplinary research experience and advanced training to all our PhD students, regardless of scholarship funding source. There are extensive training opportunities within the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, which is led by University of Sheffield. Further information about our Social Sciences Doctoral Training.
The deadline for scholarship applications is 5.00pm on 24th January 2018.
Information on the scholarship application process can be found here.
|AHRC White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities||
The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded doctoral studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme. WRoCAH is able to offer over 50 AHRC studentships per year to candidates with a place for doctoral study at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield or York.
Sasakawa Foundation Scholarship
The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation’s Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentship Programme was designed to support the development of Japanese studies in the UK.
Scholarships are worth £10,000 and intended to be used for 1 year's study at either taught postgraduate or research postgraduate level.
In order to be considered for a Sasakawa scholarship, please send a letter of application by 24 January 2018 to email@example.com explaining why you wish to be considered and why you think you are a good candidate.
The Dealine for all Scholarship applications listed ins 5.00pm 24th January 2018
For further information on postgraduate bursaries, scholarships and other financial assistance available from the University and external sources please see University´s central web pages for postgraduates scholarships.
If you have any further questions, please contact Katherine Gallagher (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Continuation/write up fee
If you go beyond your normal period of registration (3-years) and require more time to write-up your research, a continuation fee is charged instead of a tuition fee. You are required to pay the continuation fee at the beginning of your writing up year and will be refunded any overpayment, on a pro rata basis, if you submit before the end of the 12 month period
There are a number of additional fees which could apply to you throughout your studies depending on your circumstances. More information about these fees (including the continuation fee) can be found here.