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Funding Opportunities 2015-16

Ph.D Studentships:

Faculty Research Scholarships (fees only)

The Faculty is offering a limited number of Home/EU scholarships for students wishing to undertake full-time PhD study. Awards will be made in the form of a fee waiver and recipients will need to meet their general living expenses themselves. PhD Awards will be made for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.
All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and should be due to commence their studies in October 2015.  For further details, please contact Eileen Jones ( )


ESRC Doctoral Training Centre Studentships in Security, Conflict and Justice

The Law School would welcome applications to the above ESRC studentship, further details with the terms and conditions can be found on (please link attached document here).
To apply for an award through the School, you must hold an offer of admission to the School of Law, using the online application form which can be found at:   . 

Students will normally have been offered a place at one of the three NWDTC institutions prior to their Studentship Application, on one of the programmes eligible for NWDTC funding (please see the NWDTC website for a list of eligible programmes for each pathway). However, Studentship Applications will be accepted from students who have submitted their institutional application but have yet to receive a formal offer, providing that such an offer has been made by the time of the Studentship Allocation meeting, which will take place in early March. In no case will a Studentship be officially awarded unless the student has secured a conditional or unconditional place at the institution.

The deadline for application is 5pm on 2nd February 2015.

Further details can be obtained from Dr Sarah Kingston ( )

Please note that there is only one closing date for applications each year and there is no flexibility beyond this date.  

AHRC Partnership

Further details of these awards can be obtained from Professor James Sweeney  ( )


LLM Programme (All degrees)

A limited number of ‘Law School, Fee Reduction Bursaries of £1,000’
Internal deadline: 1st June 2015

William Charnley Prize

This prize of a £1,000 is awarded to the best 3rd year student at Lancaster University, Law School who undertakes the study of an LLM degree.

Andrew Coddington Award

This prize of £1,000 is awarded to the best 3rd year student graduating from Lancaster University, Law School who undertakes the study of the LLM in International Business & Corporate Law programme.

Further details from
Eileen Jones, Law School ( )

NB: The funding listed above is open to all applicants commencing their studies in October in 2015.


Additional funding opportunities can be found on:









Masters Degrees FAQs (pdf)

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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