Finding funding for a PhD can seem challenging, but it may not be as hard as you think.
We've filled this section with detailed guides, explaining different types of support for postgraduate research and making sure you know what might be available to you. Better yet, we've also got the details of our own FindAPhD Scholarships competition.
Looking for a quick introduction to PhD funding, covering the main options available to you? If so, start here.Read more
The UK has introduced doctoral loans for PhD degrees. Our guide explains how this new student finance works.Read more
Our own Scholarship competition awards £12,000 to support postgraduate students every year. Find out how to enter.Read more
The Research Councils distribute public funding for research training in the UK, including generous doctoral studentships.Read more
Looking for PhD funding as an international student in the UK? Our guide explains what's available to you.Read more
Universities often provide support to their own PhD students. The trick is knowing what to look for - and where.Read more
A wide range of other groups and organisations fund PhD research. Our guide explains how to find and approach them.Read more
Disabled students' allowance (DSA) may be available if a disability, chronic illness or similar adds to the cost of your PhD.Read more
Working during a PhD isn't really 'funding'. However, it can help cover the cost of a doctorate - provided you have time.Read more
What's it like to complete a PhD within a funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)? Our guide explains.Read more
From student stories to expert application tips, our blog covers all sorts of PhD funding topics.Read more