Graduate School

Funding Opportunities

Comprehensive information on funding for UK, EU and international students.

There are a number of funding opportunities for prospective postgraduates. 

College PhD Studentships 2018/19

High-calibre graduates are invited to apply for PhD studentships in our world-leading research centres.

College PhD Studentships

News: Postgraduate loans available for taught masters

Loans for tuition fees are available for eligible Scotland domiciled and EU students, and loans for living costs for eligible Scotland domiciled students. Loans are also available for eligible UK Nationals (and those with settled status in the UK) who have most recently been resident in England.   Read more about postgraduate loans here.

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Funding for postgraduate taught students (on campus)

In addition to financial assistance provided by Research Councils, charitable trusts, UK Government agencies and external funding sources, the University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes.

Funding for online distance learning students

The University offers several scholarships specifically for online, part-time postgraduate programmes.

View full list of funding for online distance learners

Funding for postgraduate research students

News: EU nationals remain eligible for postgraduate support from UK’s Research Councils

It has been confirmed that Research Council studentships will remain open to Postgraduate Research Students who are EU nationals starting courses in 2018. Read more on UK Government website here.

Current funded PhD projects

We advertise all our funded PhD projects on - click here to view current live projects in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.