Postgraduate research funding
These scholarships and studentships are available to postgraduate researchers in the Department of Chemistry.
Your chosen course, level of study and other statuses may all affect your eligibility for the opportunities listed here.
Funding is available from a variety of sources, including Doctoral Training Partnerships from the EPSRC, BBSRC, NERC and MRC, the Department of Chemistry, the York Graduate Research School, industry, and the Wild Fund. All funding is awarded on a competitive basis.
It is also possible to fund your own PhD using a UK Government Loan, a scholarship from your home country or through personal funds. PhD projects are listed individually on our website.
We're pleased to offer up to ten joint-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarships Council.
PANORAMA equips its postgraduate students with the skills necessary to understand the complex interactions within the Earth system, so they can contribute to the development of scientific, policy and industrial solutions for the national and global scale problems we face in coming decades.
EPSRC Mobility DTP in Leadership and Excellence in Circular, Resource-efficient, Sustainable Manufacturing
One of a number of pilot programmes aimed at widening participation in Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) doctoral training, specifically those from industry and other non-academic backgrounds.
These awards provide financial support to students from outside the UK starting a postgraduate research course in Chemistry.
For applicants of any nationality looking to study for a PhD in biomedical sciences.
The University of York is a host university for the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Various opportunities are available throughout the year. The majority of awards are funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
The Snowdon Trust Masters Scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate exceptional disabled students through higher education, creating the influencers of the future.
We're pleased to offer up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships for UK candidates who self-identify as being from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.
The Tan Kah Kee Scholarship offers postgraduate scholarships for Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing full-time PhD or Masters degrees.
The John Monash Scholarship provides yearly funding to outstanding postgraduate taught and research students from Australia.
York Minster offers choral scholarships lasting 12 months or longer to altos, tenors and basses who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.
We are now accepting applications for our choral scholarship scheme for 2023/24. The 12-month scholarships will be open to all four voice parts.
Previous funding opportunities
These opportunities are closed to applications. They may reopen in future years.
- BBSRC White Rose DTP (WR DTP) in Mechanistic Biology
- Chemistry PhD Studentships
- NERC DTP in Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE)
- ONAOSI Foundation Scholarship
- Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Grant
- Saïd Foundation Scholarship
- BBSRC White Rose DTP (WR DTP) in Mechanistic Biology: Diverse Talent Scholarships
- Marshall Scholarship
- NERC Panorama Doctoral Training Partnership
- WRoCAH funding
- Wild Fund Studentship