Scholarships | School of Languages, Cultures and Societies | University of Leeds

We have a range of funding available to support you in funding your postgraduate study. You can find out more about the full range of funding opportunities currently available through our dedicated scholarships database.

Popular sources of funding for our PhD students include:

  • WRoCAH Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • Leeds Doctoral Scholarship
  • China Scholarship Council

For up to date information on the Scholarships, and how to apply, please visit the funding opportunities database.

Alumni Bursary

If you are a former undergraduate student of the University of Leeds, you may be eligible for our 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.

Other external funding sources

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan

If you start a postgraduate doctoral course you may be able to apply for a government-backed loan.


Our postgraduate research fees are set independently and reviewed on an annual basis. For the latest information, visit the University’s PhD fees website