Applications are invited for the following PhD awards. Please note that you must have accepted an offer of a place on a relevant programme before you can be considered for the awards.
In association with the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), Lancaster University has access to 40 AHRC studentships per year over a 5-year period covering 2014-15 to 2018-19.
Applicants to Lancaster must be planning to study in one of the following NWCDTP-approved pathways:
Students should normally have been offered a place at Lancaster prior to submitting their AHRC studentship application. However, AHRC studentship applications will be accepted from students who have already applied for a place at Lancaster but have yet to receive a final offer, providing that the application was made prior to 23 January 2015, and that an offer has been made by Lancaster by, at the latest, 13 February 2015 at 5.00pm GMT. When completing the AHRC studentship form, applicants should liaise with prospective supervisors.
To complete a PhD application, please follow directions on the How to Apply page.
To complete a NWCDTP funding application, please see the application forms and guidance notes available on the NWCDTP website
For further details please visit the faculty funding pages.
If you have any questions or for further information please contact Jennifer Bull, LICA Postgraduate Coordinator, . For enquiries that are academic-related please contact Professor Elaine Aston,
LICA is pleased to be able to offer the following fees only funding for PhD study in 2015-16:
You cannot be considered for a scholarship unless you also have been offered a place on the course, so you must submit an online application form in plenty of time. Any applicants for the 1+3 scholarship must have been offered a place on both the MA by Research, and PhD course. To apply for a course, please follow directions on the How to Apply page.
To apply for funding you must also send an email to Jennifer Bull, LICA Postgraduate Coordinator, detailing the following information no later than 20th April 2015:
For more information please visit the Faculty funding pages.
Please note, this award is part of a 1+3 funding and may be offered to an MA student as part of a 4 year programme.
If you have any questions or for further information please contact Jennifer Bull, LICA Postgraduate Coordinator, .
In additional to the listed funding opportunities there are a number of full and partial bursaries offered by Lancaster University. Details of all such funding opportunities are available on the University's Postgraduate Funding Pages and in a searchable database on the Student Services website.
Information about funding opportunities for UK students, including Professional and Career Development Loans and Government Funding, is available from the Student Based Services website.