College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities - Studentships and Postgraduate Funding

Find below currently available PhD Studentships and postgraduate funding opportunities for subjects within the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities. (see for subject listings)
School/DepartmentDescriptionClose Date


ESRC PhD Studentships offered for 2018 as part of the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership

How to apply

Available to UK/EU applicants only. Eligibility

General enquiries to

Specific academic enquiries to Dr Sally Horrocks


18 January 2018


AHRC Midland3Cities 2018 studentships

Applications open on 9 October 2017

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

15 January 2018

School of Arts

English PhD

AHRC Midlands3Cities Collaborative Doctoral Training Award (CDA)

Project: Antiquarianism, science and networks of knowledge: The archives of the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, 1710-1760

Midlands3Cities CDA Information and application process

Available to UK/EU applicants only


15 January 2018

School of Business (Management)

Project Ref LIH002

Fully Funded Industrial MPhil Studentship. The project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project to start as soon as possible.

Project and application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: Dr Matthew Higgins (School of Business) and Prof Jeremy Levesley (Mathematics)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Open until filled

Various Postgraduate Scholarships

Gain a postgraduate scholarship from and win your share of £12,000 on offer. See full scholarship details

Open until filled

Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degrees are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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