The new Fully Funded Research Scholarships is now available on offer for all new UK, EU or overseas students. Students will be joining a community of world-class academics who are passionate about their work and carry out cutting edge research.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Eligible Nationalities: All students are welcome to apply, whether you are from the UK, EU or overseas.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Potential for an original contribution.
  • Evidence of scholarly ability:
    – clear and concise description of the study
    – awareness of current literature in the field
    – understanding of research methodology appropriate for an early stage postgraduate student
    – a research project that can be completed within the timeframe allowed for a PhD

All students are welcome to apply, whether you are from the UK, EU or overseas.

Method of Application: If you have not already done so, apply for a PhD in the appropriate department through the University’s online application system. Simply create an account on the My Applications website and then select ‘Create a new application’ from your homepage once you are logged-in.

In addition, complete and return the Faculty Scholarship Application Form 2019 to the appropriate departmental contact below.

The Cold War in Global Perspectives: Dr Marco Wyss (

Family Justice: Professor Karen Broadhurst (

Phonetics: Dr Sam Kirkham (

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2019