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PhD funding

General

The Department of Politics has a large and vibrant PhD community. The Department works to maximise the amount of financial support available to PhD students, and is proud to be able to offer a range of schemes.

The following scholarship opportunities are available:

  • White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership studentships (see ESRC tab)
  • White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities studentships (see AHRC tab)
  • Two fully funded Department scholarships (see Department tab)
  • University funding for overseas students (see University funding tab)

 Deadlines for these scholarship opportunities are typically January of the academic year before you are due to start your programme.

 We strongly recommend that you discuss any applications for funding with your supervisor, especially for the ESRC and AHRC funding streams.

ESRC

White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WR DTP) Scholarships

Applications for funding for the 2022/23 academic year are now closed.

 

AHRC

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) WRoCAH Open Competition Studentships

Applications for funding for the 2022/23 academic year are now closed.

Please note; you are required to submit an application for a place on the relevant academic programme and; submit an application for the ESRC WRDTP funded studentship.

Department

Department scholarships

Applications for funding for the 2022/23 academic year are now closed.

University

The deadline for University funding has now passed. 

Other

Information on funding provided centrally by the University of York.

Other potential funding sources:

Who to contact

For information on any of the funding sources mentioned here please contact:

Tom Rawle, Graduate School Co-ordinator

+44 (0) 1904 323561

t.rawle@york.ac.uk

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