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Department Funding Opportunities

Funded studentships within the department are listed here when available. We encourage all potential applicants to liaise with their intended supervisory team to identify and submit for relevant internal or external funding.



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Dean's Scholarship

Our new Dean's Scholarships are available to support eligible UK students with postgraduate study

Find out more and apply



University Funding Opportunities

The following scholarships are either funded by Durham University through partnerships with external organisations, or through generous donations from alumni and friends of Durham. The following opportunities are available to apply for when submitting an application to Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Scholar-Athlete Performance Scholarships

We have a great track record of supporting elite scholar-athletes to complete both our Masters by Research and PhD programmes.
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Postgraduate Student Support Scholarships

For our Masters by Research pathway, applicants may wish to explore our student support scholarship, offering up to £2000.
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North East and Northern Ireland Doctoral Training Partnership

We are part of The North East and Northern Ireland Doctoral Training Partnership (NINEDTP).



Further Scholarship Opportunities

Find out more about additional scholarship and funding opportunities available for postgraduate study.