Browse the information we provide on the various funding options for postgraduate study, which are available for taught and research programmes, depending on individual circumstances.
There is a list of available scholarships and bursaries online that you can look up according to academic school and your nationality to see which ones you may be eligible for. Please check the information for each award carefully, including whether you will automatically be considered as part of your university application or whether you need to make a separate application, and if so, what the relevant deadlines are.
In most cases, applications need to be made before the start of the programme.
Queen Mary University Postgraduate Research Studentships are available to applicants of any nationality and across all research areas.
The studentships cover tuition fees and provide money for maintenance support. They are tenable for up to three years of PhD study.
There is detailed information including how to apply on the postgraduate research students Funding a PhD web page.
UK Research Council Doctoral Studentships
The UK Research Councils provide studentships to cover tuition fees and maintenance in the form of Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs), Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) and Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) at Queen Mary.
Take a look at programmes available at Queen Mary.
The Queen Mary Postgraduate Research Fund
This fund is open to all postgraduate research students at Queen Mary. It is designed to support travel (eg conference attendance) and other expenses (but not consumables or equipment) related to a students’ doctoral studies.
Awards are up to a maximum of £2,000. There is no minimum threshold. You will need to show you have sought funding from both internal and external sources (if available) before applying to the fund.
For detailed guidelines and an application form click here.
The Queen Mary Doctoral College Initiative Fund
The Doctoral College Initiative Fund (DCIF) is designed to support and promote creative and imaginative activities organised by postgraduate research students which will enhance their research experience, intellectual and/or professional development. The Doctoral College anticipates supporting a wide range of activities or events ranging from, but not limited to, seminars, conferences, debates and specialist training activities.
Awards range between £100 and £1,000. You will need to show you have sought funding from both internal and external sources (if available) before applying to the fund.