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.
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 John Monash Scholarship provides yearly funding to outstanding postgraduate taught and research students from Australia.
The Snowdon Trust Masters Scholarship has been designed to identify and accelerate exceptional disabled students through higher education, creating the influencers of the future.
The Tan Kah Kee Scholarship offers postgraduate scholarships for Singapore citizens and permanent residents pursuing full-time PhD or Masters degrees.
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.
Our closed opportunities may reopen again in the future.
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.
The Economic and Social Research Council White Rose DTP is a regional consortium of seven universities with social science research excellence and involves the universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York as well as Bradford, Hull, Manchester Metropolitan and Sheffield Hallam.
Who to contact
For information on any of the funding sources mentioned here please contact:
Student Support Administrator
- +44 (0)1904 323234