Scholarships and Student Funding

Macqueen Scholarship

A generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust will fund a PhD in Social Work for students whose research focuses on one-parent families.


One award covering tuition fees for a PhD (UK, EU or Overseas level), a maintenance stipend of £15,500, and a £750 annual research grant.

The award is made for three years for full time students or six years pro-rata for part-time students.

This award has been made possible by a generous donation from The Julie-Ann Macqueen Trust.  Ms Macqueen played a leading role in bringing the struggles of single-parent families to the attention of the public and policy and law-makers. 


This award is available to students intending to commence a PhD in Social Work in September 2021 on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Please refer to the attached document for suggested relevant areas of research.


Applications for the 2021-2022 academic session are no longer being accepted for this scholarship as the 30th of April deadline has now passed. 

 Frequently Asked Questions


All applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of April 2021.

Further Information

School of Social and Political Science

School of Social and Political Science

Contact details



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