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There are a number of scholarship and funding opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for. Further information can be found in the University's scholarship database.

Leeds Doctoral Scholarships (UK/EU/International)

The Leeds Doctoral Scholarship offers a number of funded scholarships across many discipline and is awarded in recognition of excellence. The applications for this scholarship have now closed for 2019.

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 2019. 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.

The applications for this scholarship have now closed for 2019.

Collaborative Doctoral Award

Apply by 5pm Wednesday 29th May 2019.

This project may appeal to students with backgrounds in history of science, technology, and medicine; social history; science and technology studies.

"Reconstructing BSE: The Phillips Report, apportionment of blame, and state-individual relations in the making of a modern crisis"

In collaboration with The National Archives.

Supervisors: Dr James Stark, Dr Dan Gilfoyle, and Professor Graeme Gooday

More information and application form

Frank Parkinson Scholarship

One award is available for British candidates who have been domiciled in Yorkshire for a period of ten or more years.The award is available in all research areas and will cover academic fees at the University of Leeds standard UK/EU rate and provide a maintenance grant. 

Deadline: 3rd June 2019

See the University's Scholarships website for further information.

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 up front. 

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 studentship awards after you have received an offer from us.

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: