Other sources of PhD funding
Identifying funding for a PhD often requires determination and considerable research. In addition to the schemes offered through the University of Exeter, there are a number of other resources which could help identify potential funding sources.
- Prospects alternative funding pages
- Prospects scholarships and award search
- Search for funded PhD places
- postgrad.com financial aid
- Research Councils UK
- The Wellcome Trust
- UK Research Office (UKRO)
- UK government guide to adult learning
Scholarships, including payment of tuition fees and living expenses, are available to students of high academic quality from Commonwealth countries. You must apply well in advance through the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in the country in which you have your permanent home. Full details are available on the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan website.
Library of Congress Scholarship Scheme
AHRC/ESRC Scholarships Scheme - Library of Congress on the AHRC website.
Run jointly between the AHRC and the ESRC, the scheme offers the chance for AHRC/ESRC funded doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and research assistants to access the internationally renowned research collection at the Library of Congress.
Please check the website for application dates and details.
Entente Cordiale is an award scheme that funds French and English students to study across the Channel.
Frank Kno Memorial Fellowship
Frank Knox Fellowship is an award scheme that funds UK-registered PhD students for an additional year as a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University, USA.
Under the auspices of the Kennedy Memorial Trust, the Kennedy Scholarship offers the opportunity for study at either Harvard or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 offers fellowships, studentships and grants. Visit the Royal Commission 1851 site for more information.
Schools Competition Act Settlement Trust
The Schools Competition Act Settlement Trust provides studentships and bursaries.