Fully funded PhD studentships

Fully funded PhD studentships

At Nottingham Trent University our mission is to create lasting, meaningful change throughout the world, and your research can be a key part of us achieving that goal.

Finance shouldn’t be a barrier to delivering world-leading research. Our ethos is ‘success for all’, so if you’ve got the talent, the perspectives and the capacity to drive change, we’ll support you. In return for your research expertise, our studentships will:

  • cover the full cost of your PhD fees
  • provide a tax-free stipend for your living expenses

Opportunities are available across all eight of our academic schools. Browse what’s available by subject area:

  • Art and Design studentships
  • Arts and Humanities studentships
  • Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences studentships
  • Architecture, Design and Built Environment studentships
  • Nottingham Business School studentships
  • Nottingham Law School studentships
  • School of Social Science studentships
  • School of Science and Technology studentships

Re:shaping Re:search – why choose NTU?

With world-class facilities, dedicated doctoral support, and a growing portfolio of interdisciplinary and collaborative research programmes — all delivered alongside our worldwide family of academic and industry partners — NTU is the place to truly re:alise your potential.

Hear about Erin’s experience of researching history at NTU with a PhD studentship:

Submitting your proposal

We’re looking for high-quality projects from innovative researchers. You will need to demonstrate how your proposal aligns with our research strengths — so make sure you’re familiar with our research centres before applying. Alternatively, you can submit an application for one of our dedicated research projects.

Closing date for applications: Friday 12 January 2024