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.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities Open Competition scholarships suit student-led PhD projects within the AHRC remit of Histories, Cultures and Heritage, Creative and Performing Arts, and Languages and Literature.
A Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield
This prestigious Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council-funded Doctoral Training Partnership and its strategic application brings together world-class molecular and cellular bioscience centres at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.
The White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive environment within its postgraduate research programme. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for a fully-funded PhD scholarship as part of the White Rose DTP.
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.
This prestigious Natural Environment Research Council-funded Doctoral Training Partnership brings together the very best in environmental, ecological and evolutionary research.
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.
With generous funding from the Wolfson Foundation, the Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships fund doctoral research in three Subject Disciplines: History, Literature and Languages.
We're pleased to offer up to six fully-funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the York Graduate Research School (YGRS).
Who to contact
For information on any of the funding sources mentioned here please contact:
Student Support Administrator
+44 (0)1904 323234