Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

There are a wide range of funding opportunities available to students interested in pursuing doctoral research. The Postgraduate Funding Database has a list of all currently available scholarships, though some of particular interest to law applicants can be found below.

The following funding schemes are now available for 2020 entry. Please refer to the below pages for full details including eligibility criteria, how to apply and award deadlines:

International scholarships

The University also awards a number of scholarships for international students, including scholarships for students from particular countries and regions.

AHRC funding for PhD students

The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C), offering Arts and Humanities Research Council PhD studentships for campus-based programmes. These include a number of Collaborative Doctoral Award opportunities. Each studentship includes research fees, a substantial maintenance grant and additional research training support. Applications are open until 12pm, 13 January 2021.

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