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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 

PhD funding for October 2022

Listed below are some of the possible ways of seeking funding for PhD research in Psychology

 

Departmental studentships

We have three PhD studentships available for study starting in October 2022.

Eligibility: UK students with at a minimum of a 2.1 degree.

What is available: 3 years of funding for doctoral research. A stipend matched to the rate for UKRI funded students. Tuition fees paid at the Home rate. Research and travel costs of £350 per year with the potential to apply for up to £350 per year more.

How to apply: Include a one side of A4 (excluding references) research proposal. Submit an academic application to Durham University. In response to the question ‘how do you plan to fund your studies?’ you must indicate that you wish to be considered for a departmental studentship. (Please select ‘other’ from the dop-down menu and insert ‘departmental studentship’ in the text box.

Please ensure that you submit your academic application and provide all relevant documents including transcripts, study certificates, academic references to Durham University as soon as possible and not late that 23.59 on the 15th January 2022.

Departmental studentships are provided with the expectation that students will contribute to undergraduate level 1 and 2 teaching (e.g., marking, tutorials and practical demonstrations).

Please inform the department, at pgrinfo.psy@durham.ac.uk, of your intention to apply before the submission date.

Deadline: 15th January 2022

 

Chinese Scholarships Council

The scholarships are open to applicants from China wishing to study for a PhD at Durham.

For further information about the scheme and application please see https://www.durham.ac.uk/study/scholarships/international/chinese-scholarships-council/

Please inform the department, at pgrinfo.psy@durham.ac.uk, of your intention to apply before the submission date.

Deadline: 15th January 2022

 

The NINE DTP ESRC funded studentships

Funding is available for PhD study that comes under the remit of the ESRC. Applications are accepted from UK and international students.

For further information about the scheme and application please see https://www.ninedtp.ac.uk/the-application-process/

Please inform the department, at pgrinfo.psy@durham.ac.uk, of your intention to apply before the submission date.

Deadline: 21st January 2022

 

Research England and the Office for Students

Research England and the Office for Students are launching a joint funding competition for project proposals to improve access and participation for black, Asian and minority ethnic groups in postgraduate research (PGR) study in the English higher education sector. Together we are making available up to £8 million for this scheme. 

We invite applications from projects that aim to provide evidence of effectiveness and impact on improved access and participation for black, Asian and minority ethnic groups in PGR students. We expect projects to aim to provide exemplars of effective practice and/or transferable insights across the higher education sector. A blog on the competition is also available here. Please send any application queries you may have to pgrcompetition@officeforstudents.org.uk.