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Graduate Research Scholarships

Teaching Assistant PhD Scholarships (TAPS) and Graduate Research Scholarships (GRS) are available for new students. Check if you're eligible for this award.

If you are applying for doctoral study in Computer Science and Chemistry, you may be eligible for a Teaching Assistant PhD Scholarship, and if you are interested in applying to Management, you may be eligible for a Graduate Research Scholarship.

Studentship value

Find out how much funding is available.

You could receive funding for up to four years. This includes:

  • Home tuition fees
  • Maintenance stipend equivalent to the UKRI standard Doctoral Stipend rate. Computer Science and Chemistry candidates will receive a maintenance uplift.
  • Training Support Fee of £1,000 per year

Eligibility criteria

Find out if you are eligible for this award.

Funding eligibility

Home students can apply for this award.

In determining Home student status, we follow the UK government’s fee regulations and guidance from the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

You can find further information within our fee status guidance.

If you are an overseas applicant, you may be considered for an award if you are able to provide evidence of your ability to fund the difference between Home and Overseas tuition fees.

Academic eligibility

To be eligible for this award you should have a strong academic background and an exceptional scholarly vocation, including the desire and ability to support teaching in the broad subject area of your PhD.

For full details on eligibility, see the Teaching Assistant PhD Scholarship terms and conditions for the Faculty of Science, or the Graduate Research Scholarship terms and conditions for the School of Management.

Application deadlines

Find out when you should submit your application.

Application deadline

Graduate Research Scholarships (GRS) in School of Management

Applications for 2024/25 are now open.

Applications close on 12 January 2024 at 12:00 Noon GMT.

Teaching Assistant PhD Scholarships (TAPS) in Faculty of Science

This information will be updated soon.

Contact us

If you have any questions about doctoral funding, get in touch.