Funding for UK Students

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PhD Studentship: Mapping and Classifying Global Safeguarding Models

Applications are invited for a full-time three-year PhD studentship at Lancaster University starting on 1st October 2024. The successful candidate will join the Centre for Corpus Linguistic Approaches to Safeguarding Studies, funded as part of the ESRC Large Grant ESY002709/1, and will work alongside other researchers involved in researching in various aspects of the family justice system.

Subject areas: Law, linguistics, social sciences

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Wednesday 31st July 2024

Full details and how to apply: PhD Studentship: Mapping and Classifying Global Safeguarding Models

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AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) Studentships

Level of Study: PhD degree

Details of Award: In association with the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), each year Lancaster University invites applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC Doctoral Studentships. The NWCDTP expects to make approximately fifty awards across the whole range of arts and humanities subjects.

A wide range of subjects and pathways are available – follow the link for full details.

AHRC Studentships
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ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) Studentships

Level of Study: Master's Degree followed by a PhD ("1+3"), or PhD degree

Details of Award: Lancaster University forms part of the ESRC's North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP). The studentships cover tuition and maintenance, and are available for those wishing to study in areas covered by the ESRC at Lancaster, Liverpool, UCLAN, Manchester or Keele.

A wide range of subjects and pathways are available – follow the link for full details.

ESRC Studentships
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Postgraduate Loan Scheme - PhD (Government scheme)

Level of Study: PhD Degree

Details of Award: Students living in the UK can apply for a government scheme postgraduate loan. This funding can help with your course fees and living costs while studying.

Postgraduate PhD Loans
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The Peel Trust Studentship

Level of Study: All

Details of Award: The Peel Trust Studentship is unique to Lancaster, and is reserved for applicants aged 21 or over on the first day of the first term for which they are seeking assistance. You can apply in any year of study. Both UK and international students may apply, with applications assessed on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

The Peel Trust Studentship
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Postgraduate Loan Scheme - Master's (Government scheme)

Level of Study: Taught and research Master's degrees

Details of Award: Students living in the UK can apply for a postgraduate loan. This funding can help with your course fees and living costs while studying.

Gov.UK Funding for Postgraduate Study
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UK Government Funding

Find out about sources of funding from the UK Government.

Gov.UK Funding for Postgraduate Study

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships 2023

Level of Study: PhD degree

Details of Award: A number of Faculty Doctoral Scholarships are available in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic and creative community of enquiry, learning and engagement, and encourages both discipline-specific and interdisciplinary work and research. We warmly welcome applications from home and international students, in all diversity groups. Two of the scholarships are reserved for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority applicants with UK home status.

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Lancaster University Funding Pages

A number of full and partial bursaries are offered by Lancaster University. Details of all such funding opportunities are available from the University's Postgraduate Funding pages and in a searchable database on the Student Services website.