Scholarships

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There are a number of scholarship and funding opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for.

Further information can also be found at phd.leeds.ac.uk

Collaborative Doctoral Awards

The "appliance of science"? Appeals to medical and scientific expertise in British advertising, 1930 – 1980

In collaboration with the History of Advertising Trust.

Application deadline: Tuesday 31st December 2019

Find out more (Google doc download).


The Global Responsibility of Engineers and the Engineering Profession 

In collaboration with Engineers Without Borders UK

Application deadline: 5pm on 6th January 2020

Find out more (Google doc download).


School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science Scholarship

The School  has a number of scholarships available to support UK/EU or international postgraduate researchers studying on a full-time or part-time basis. 

Application deadline: 29th January 2020

Find out more about the School Scholarship


The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities Competition Studentships

The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

You can apply for funding to support your PhD study through their Open Competition Studentships after you have received an offer from us. 

Application deadline: 5.00pm (UK time) Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Find out more on the WRoCAH website.


ERC-funded PhD studentship in Philosophy

The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds is offering one studentship for a student commencing a full-time PhD in Philosophy in October 2020. 
This forms part of the ERC-funded project Group Thinking: New Foundations.

Application deadline: 29th January 2020

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AHC Doctoral Scholarships 

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures has a number of scholarships available to support postgraduate researchers starting a PhD in October 2020.

As well as proposals in the School's research areas, applications are welcome for funding of interdisciplinary research proposals across multiple Schools within the Faculty.

Application deadline: 5.00pm (UK time) Wednesday 1 April 2020.

Find out more about AHC Doctoral Scholarships.


Leeds Doctoral Scholarships (UK/EU)

The Leeds Doctoral Scholarship offers a number of funded scholarships across many disciplines and is awarded in recognition of excellence.

Application deadline: 11.59pm (UK time) Wednesday 1 April 2020

Find out more about Leeds Doctoral Scholarships.


Postgraduate Doctoral Loan

The government-backed loan can help contribute towards course fees and living costs while you study.

To qualify for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan you must meet all of the eligibility criteria and if you are approved for the loan you do not need to pay your fees upfront.


Alumni bursary

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


Other scholarship opportunities