Birmingham Law School - Doctoral Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 02/03/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

Birmingham Law School is pleased to offer two Doctoral Scholarships for full- and part-time research students beginning in September 2020.

The scholarships are open to candidates interested in pursuing postgraduate research in any of the disciplines and fields covered by Birmingham Law School. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a track record of excellence in their field and be able to meet the normal entry requirements for the University of Birmingham’s Law PhD programmes.  No teaching experience is necessary, but teaching experience may be available to the award holder.

 Find out more about Birmingham Law School's research programmes.

Value of Award

These awards cover tuition fees for up to three years full-time, or six years part-time. Scholarships will only cover tuition fees paid at the Home/EU rate.

International students are also eligible to apply, and will receive a contribution towards tuition fees equivalent to the Home/EU rate if successful. 

The awards also include £11,000 support per year towards living expenses for full-time applicants, adjusted pro-rata for part-time applicants. 

Eligibility Criteria

These awards are open to UK, EU and Overseas students, studying full-time or part-time campus-based doctoral research in Birmingham Law School.

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).  

How to Apply

In order to apply, you must be a current student or have completed an application to study. You will then need to complete our online application form. Your application must also be supported by two references.

To apply for this award, please refer to the College of Arts and Law Doctoral Scholarships where you will find full application details and application forms. The procedure is the same for these awards.


College of Arts and Law