PhD Departmental Studentships

Departmental Studentships available over four years

  • Funding: Coverage of home fees, plus a stipend of around £15,600 per year.
  • Academic year: 2022/23
  • Open to: EU, International (non-EU) and UK (home) students
  • Qualification level: Postgraduate research
  • Number available: 4
Applications for 2022/23 are closed.

Applications for Departmental Studentships are now invited for 2022/23 registration. The deadline for submissions is Friday 1 April 2022. 

The studentships cover the four-year period of the integrated PhD programme. However, years 2-4 of the studentship will be conditional on successful completion of the 1st year.

The studentships cover home fees and provide a stipend of around £15,600 per year. They are open to all, but International and EU students will be expected to cover the difference between home and overseas fees.


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

Open to students in the Department of Economics and Related Studies.

Only students registered on the Integrated PhD in Economics, who have at least one supervisor based within the Department of Economics and Related Studies, are eligible to be considered for a Studentship. The Centre for Health Economics is considered a separate department in this context, and students registered on the PhD in Health Economics are not eligible for consideration.

How to apply

Application deadline: Friday 1 April 2022, 11.59pm BST

To apply for a Departmental Studentship, please send a completed application form to

Application form for PhD Studentships (MS Word , 36kb)

How we allocate

The Department's Studentship Selection Committee meets in mid-April to allocate the awards. The awards are allocated purely on the basis of academic merit, taking into account the quality of the research proposal, past academic transcripts, and references.

Terms and conditions

We will only consider candidates who already have an offer of a place to study with us, or whose applications have already been reviewed and deemed likely to merit an offer. Therefore you should aim to submit your online PhD application by 1 March 2022 at the latest, to give the department enough time to carry out a review.

Contact details

Michael Shallcross