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Find funding for postgraduate research

Studentships, scholarships, loans and other funding to help you pay for your studies and research.

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Find out about your funding options for postgraduate research

Funding for postgraduate research students

If you are a new applicant to a postgraduate research programme you may be eligible to apply for funding from your Faculty or School. This can contribute towards your tuition fees and living expenses, and often provides a training support grant.

You may wish to check your fee status before seeing what support is available.

Find out how to apply from the:

Students from the US

If you are a US citizen or national who wants to study at the University of Bath, you may be eligible to apply for a US student loan to help you fund your studies.

Find out more about US student loans

Students from Canada

If you are a Canadian citizen or national who wants to study at the University of Bath, you may be eligible to apply for a Canadian student loan to help you fund your studies.

Find out more about Canadian student loans

China Scholarship Council: University of Bath PhD programme

If you are a Chinese citizen who wants to study at the University of Bath, you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship to help you fund your studies.

Find out more details

Alternative funding

You can look for funding from sources other than those offered by the University. Trusts and charities can make awards for fees, maintenance or research costs to any student, regardless of subject or nationality.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online helps you explore alternative sources of funding. It contains a database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance and tools to help you prepare a winning grant application.

The Guide is free for all University of Bath students and staff to use. If you are a prospective student and would like to access the site, you will need to request a PIN from Student Services.

Request a PIN from studentservices@bath.ac.uk