Faculty of Arts

Funding for research degrees

There are a wide range of options for funding postgraduate research.

Many of the options require you to hold an offer to study at Nottingham before you make a funding application. It is highly recommended that you start your course application process in time to meet funding deadlines.



Our main funding programme for research students.

  • Expert supervision
  • Training
  • Placements
  • Personal development

M4C options and how to apply

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PhD Studentship ring-fenced for applicants from BAME backgrounds

For Home doctoral students based in the Faculty of Arts.

Application deadline for 2024 entry: 2pm, Friday 1 March 2024

Guidance and application form

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Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Funding, supervision, research in practice, training, networking and collaboration

Guidance and application details


Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

Research in the broad subject areas of history, literature and languages.

Eligibility and application details


School-specific funding




Any questions? Contact us

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Faculty of Arts

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