There are several different sources of funding available to outstanding PhD applicants:
This AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership offers over 50 scholarships per year across a range of subjects in seven universities (Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Queen’s Belfast, Sunderland, Teesside and Ulster). The award covers tuition fees, a maintenance grant for living expenses, training opportunities, research support and placements.
A centre of excellence for postgraduate social science scholarship, the ESRC NINE DTP (Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership) works with employers to ensure that doctoral training and research provides students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in real world settings. This Partnership is supported by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Chinese Scholarships Council
The scholarships are open to applicants from Mainland China wishing to study for a PhD at Durham.
Durham University Pro:NE Studentship
This is an open call for full time Doctoral Research Studentship applications for UK-HOME candidates from racially minoritised ethnic backgrounds. One PhD studentship is on offer at Durham University under the Office for Students: Postgraduate Research Opportunities for the Northeast/Network for Equity (pro:NE) for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Deadline for applications: 28th April 2023 - start of PhD in October 2023
Durham alumni are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees for taught MA and MA by Research programmes in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
We are committed to supporting the best students irrespective of financial circumstances. The scholarships and bursaries are either funded by the University, through partnerships with external organisations or through generous donations from alumni and friends of the University.
The scholarships, awards and bursaries are dedicated to supporting students from countries around the world. Other options for funding your studies may also be available and can be found through the funding database.
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