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
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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

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Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

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

Eligibility and application details

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School-specific funding



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