Scholarships & Bursaries

To help with study and living costs, Lancaster University offers postgraduates a range of scholarship, studentships and bursaries. 

University Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships awarded directly through our faculties and departments. The majority of these scholarships offer support towards fees, although some may also contribute towards living costs.

Competition for these scholarships is mainly based around academic performance and the number of scholarships and studentships offered varies from year to year. Follow the links below for further information:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Science & Technology

Faculty of Health & Medicine                                     

Management School

Funded PhD Opportunities

Lancaster University is pleased to offer a number of studentships for PhD students. These awards will ensure that outstanding candidates have access to Lancaster's high-quality research training and facilities, and experienced research-active supervisors.

At Lancaster, postgraduate research funding is available across our four faculties. Follow the links below for further information:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Science & Technology

Faculty of Health & Medicine                                     

Management School

We also offer a range of generous studentships through our Doctoral Training Centres.