International Relations Universitas 21 PhD scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
To be confirmed

Award Description

International Relations offer a number of scholarships each year to assist PhD students in travelling to our U21 partners, so that they can further their research and make new connections. For a full list of U21 members please visit the Universitas21 website.

Applications are for travel in the following academic year, i.e. bids submitted during 2018-19 will be for visits proposed to take place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020.

Value of Award

Each scholarship pays up to £1,500 to assist a student with travelling and accommodation costs, for a visit of around one month in duration.

Eligibility Criteria

International Relations offer a number of Scholarships each year to assist PhD students in travelling to our U21 partners. We are continuing to encourage applications to the University of Melbourne, and to the University of Amsterdam, given the strength of our partnerships with those institutions. However, we welcome applications looking to travel to all U21 partners outside the UK.

How to Apply

To access the application form and guidelines, please visit the International Relations U21 PhD Scholarships website.

Please note: applications for travel during 2019-20 have now closed. Applications for travel in 2020-2021 will open in winter 2019 and close in March 2020.

When applications re-open, International Relations will also be running PhD Scholarship Info Sessions, for more detail about the scheme and a chance to ask any questions. For any further queries, please contact Lauren Rawlins, International Relations,


Lauren Rawlins


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