We are one of the largest and most influential Sociology departments in the UK. Research is at the heart of what we do, and we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference and drives forwards knowledge and understanding of Sociology on a global scale.
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 funding opportunities.
In addition to the opportunities listed below, you can find full information on postgraduate research funding at York, as well as external funding:
Our funding details update regularly, so any closed opportunities may soon become available again.
There are no scholarships or funding opportunities to show here right now. You may still be able to find a funding option that you are eligible for on our research degree funding pages.
We're pleased to offer up to ten joint-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarships Council.
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 Economic and Social Research Council White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership is a collaboration across the social sciences at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, York, Bradford, Sheffield Hallam, Hull and Manchester Metropolitan.
We're proud to offer limited National Opera for the Assistance of Italian Health Orphans scholarships for students entering a one-year taught or research Masters.
Who to contact
For information on any of the funding sources mentioned here please contact:
Student Support Administrator
+44 (0)1904 323234