Postgraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Thinking about doing a PhD? We are pleased to offer opportunites to undertake funded postgraduate research.

Opportunities and resources

Doctoral loans - UK government

As of August 2018, loans are now available from the UK government for those wishing to undertake doctoral research – further information can be found on the UK government website.

Postgraduate Master's degree loans

Those applying for study at MPhil level are eligible to apply for Postgraduate Master's degree loans.


A large online database of funding opportunities, FindAPhD is a helpful tool for those looking to fund their Postgraduate Research Degree.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is a web resource for current and prospective postgraduate students (any subject, any nationality) who are looking to fund PhD, Masters and PGCE study in the UK through grants from charities, trusts and foundations.


Jobs.ac.uk is an online searchable portal, showing hundreds of funded PhD opportunities from across the UK.

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