Sir Jack Lyons Research Scholarship

The Sir Jack Lyons Scholarship is for a PhD student. The scholarship provides a contribution towards fees equal to the full Home rate plus a contribution towards maintenance. The scholarship is for the duration of PhD registration (three years).

  • Funding: Home fees and stipend
  • Academic year: 2023/24
  • Open to: International (including EU), International (non-EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research
Applications for 2023/24 are open until Wednesday 22 November 2023, 12.37pm GMT

The main criterion for this award is academic excellence and promise, but previous accomplishments and contribution to the musical life of the School of Arts and Creative Technologies will also be taken into account.


Open to International (including EU), International (non-EU) and UK (home) students.

Overseas applicants must also demonstrate that they can supply the remainder of the fees required for the full three years.


How to apply

Application deadline: Wednesday 22 November 2023, 12.37pm GMT

Applications should clearly state your case for the award. Give a summary of your research, including your goals and prospective outcomes. You should also describe your achievements to date and your proposed or existing activities, and outline how your work will fit with the ethos and research aims of the School of Arts and Creative Technologies.

You'll need to submit your personal details, your academic details and some written statements.

You will be asked to name a referee who will be able to support your application.

To apply, contact Catherine Duncan at

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