PhD Global Excellence Scholarships

A number of fully-funded PhD Global Excellence Studentships are available, along with scholarships of up to £5,000, payable as a reduction of the international tuition fee for the first year of study for 2018 entry.

The award values and number of awards vary on a subject-by-subject basis.

Fully-funded scholarships in HASS subjects (Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) are currently open for application.

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible, you must fulfil the standard entry requirements for your programme of study. Details of these can be found on the Postgraduate Research pages.

Awards will be granted to the strongest applicants based on:

  • academic excellence
  • research potential
  • research proposal

Application deadline

16 April 2018

Apply now

Application is online. The link can be found at the bottom of the PhD Global Excellence Scholarships funding page or follow 'apply to study' above.

In order to apply you will need:

  •  A letter of application
  •  CV
  •  Research proposal with a supervisor agreed in principle
  •  Transcript
  •  Two references
  •  IELTS or equivalent (if from a non-English-speaking country)

Further information

Full information about eligibility, award value and other conditions can be found on our funding pages.

Our current PhD scholars

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