The Amphlett Doctoral Scholarship

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Theology and Religion
Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, South, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 02/03/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The Amphlett Fund is committed to advancing the education of overseas students in the subject of Theology. The Amphlett Doctoral Scholarship supports a doctoral research student by covering tuition fees (at Overseas (Non-EU) rates) and includes a contribution towards living expenses if the student is on-campus. Distance learning students will be awarded tuition fees only (at Overseas (Non-EU) rates).

Value of Award


The award covers tuition fees for three years for full-time campus based students. For Distance Learning students tuition fees for either three years full-time or six years part-time.  The award is until the end of the minimum registration period.

For full-time campus based students the award also includes £11,000 support per year towards living expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must be; a national of one of the following countries: China, Japan, Korea (South), Taiwan, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam; ordinarily resident outside of the EEA; and studying the subject of Theology (including programmes titled Theology and Religion, Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies, Practical Theology) at the University of Birmingham.Applications for funding can only be considered alongside an application to study.

Applications are also open to current students (although you would need to have at least 12 months of study (or part-time equivalent) in normal registration remaining at the start of the award (excluding thesis awaited/writing up).

Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies.

How to Apply


In order to apply, you must have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our funding application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.
For detailed advice on the application process and to complete the online application form, please visit our College of Arts and Law scholarships how to apply page.

The deadline for applying is Monday, 2nd March at 4 p.m.

By applying you will be automatically considered for relevant College of Arts and Law scholarships as long as your application is complete by the deadline.

Further information
If you have any further queries please email: or telephone 0121 414 8442 or 0121 414 6627.