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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.





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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North East and Northern Ireland Doctoral Training Partnership

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

Chinese Scholarships Council

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

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