Postgraduate Research Studentships

Queen Mary is offering 43 Principal's Studentships for September 2020 entry. The studentships cover tuition fees and provide maintenance paid at a rate of c£17,000 pa. 

QMUL Principal's Postgraduate Research Studentships

  • Available to applicants of any nationality.
  • 18 studentships in Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 25 studentships in Science and Engineering
  • There is no separate application process for these awards but they are sometimes tied to advertised projects so check the departmental webpage for specific information. 
  • Application deadlines:
    • Law - 6th December 2019
    • HSS (except law) - 19th January 2020
    • S&E - 31st January 2020

Eligible PhD Programmes and Guidance for Applicants

There are additional studentships for those who identify as BAME. Please see the below document for details.

For the HSS Principal's Studentships the following Schools are inviting applications:

Please note, the School of Law has already closed for studentship applications. But those who have external funding may still apply.

Please read the following documents on the studentship selection criteria and guidance for applicants.

HSS Studentships 2020 [DOC 24KB]

HSS Guidance to Applicants [DOC 17KB]

For the S&E Principal's Studentships the following Schools are inviting applications:

Specific guidelines can be found by clicking the above links to the departmental webpages. 

Contact Us

All of our studentships are administered directly by academic Schools and Institutes: they are committed to finding funding for exceptional candidates, so please do not hesitate to get in touch for further guidance.