Postgraduate research scholarships - international applicants

Here you can find out about:

University of Sheffield scholarships
Research Council scholarships
Other funding bodies

University of Sheffield funding

The University of Sheffield invests heavily in the development of our postgraduate community. University-funded schemes are listed below. Please note that individual departments may have different deadlines for PhD applications and you should check the application process for your intended department as soon as possible.

Scholarship Deadline
University Prize Scholarships Applications for 2016/17 entry are now closed
Faculty / Doctoral Academy Scholarships Applications for 2016/17 entry are now closed
University of Sheffield Research Resource Scholarships Coming soon: 2 opportunities in archival research
China Scholarship Council Applications for 2016/17 entry are now closed
Alumni Rewards See link

UK Research Councils

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) council now accept applications from international students to fund PhD studies in Economics and PhD projects involving Advanced Quantitative Methods. Please see the ESRC White Rose DTC Scholarships for details.

We may be able to support a small number of international students through our EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant - please contact academic departments directly to discuss this.

Some funding may also be available through the Doctoral Training Centres.

Please note that the Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards previously run by the Research Councils are no longer available.

Other funding bodies

The University are pleased to announce our brand new Wellcome Trust PhD Doctoral Training Centre in Public Health, Health Economics and Decision Science.

The University are once again delighted to be offering 3 Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities.  Applications for 2016/17 entry are now closed

Many charities, foundations and trusts provide funding for postgraduate study, from small grants to full scholarships. Some are for specific subject areas while others have more general eligibility criteria. Please see our external funding page for a list of funding bodies and search sites which may help you to find other scholarships.