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Postgraduate research funding opportunities
Before applying for funding
These funding opportunities are for new PhD applicants only. Existing research students of the University of Bath cannot apply.
This process is very competitive, but if you meet the criteria you should not be deterred from applying. It is important that you follow the guidance, and that you develop the strongest case you can.
Graduate School studentships
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Applying for a Graduate School studentship
You can apply for a Graduate School studentship by completing the funding request form.
The deadline for applications is Thursday 2 February 2017 at 12.00 noon (GMT).
Applying for funding
You can apply for a PhD studentship by either:
You must apply for an academic-led project by following the instructions on each project.
- PhD Studentship: Patient benefits of Transplant Sport and community-based clinics
- PhD studentship for research investigating the cancer nurturing properties of physical inactivity and obesity in older age
- PhD studentship: Language impairment, social development and mental health in children and young people
- PhD studentship: Try to see it my way - personal perception in virtual environments
- PhD studentship for research investigating personalised psychological care
- PhD studentship for research investigating technology and parental engagement
- PhD studentship: Bio-banding in elite academy football
When applying you must complete:
The deadline for complete applications is 2 February 2017, 12:00 (noon) GMT.
We’re offering a full-time PhD studentship to examine the role of values in close relationships.
Deadline: 12.00 noon (GMT) on Thursday 23 March 2017.
Submit a research proposal to develop dialogue and debate between environmental sciences and social sciences.
This is a joint GW4+ studentship between the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Deadline: 12.00 noon (GMT) on Thursday 2 February 2017.
Apply for a three-year studentship to work on a project assessing how gender-class inequality predicted by family status is structured at individual, couple and employer levels.
Deadline: 12.00 noon (GMT), Thursday 2 February 2017.
AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership
The South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership will recruit and train more than 200 fully-funded doctoral students over the next five years.
There are funding opportunities in Modern Languages, History & History of Art, Visual Cultures and Theology & Religious Studies.
The funding competition opens Tuesday 29 November 2016 and closes at 12 noon (GMT) on Thursday 12 January 2017.
Ideas for other sources of funding
If you are applying from overseas you can find other funding opportunties for your country.
Current students can access further information about funding opportunities.