Funding for research degree programmes

There are a variety of ways you can help fund your postgraduate studies at the University of Exeter. These web pages provide information about funding opportunities available within your our College. You are also encouraged to visit the University’s Funding website which includes helpful information about funding and a funding database providing details of all funding opportunities offered by the University.

Support for funding bids

The Graduate Research School can provide advice and support if you need help in applying for funding. Please contact us for more information.

Funding awards

AwardValueApplication deadlineDescription
Teaching, autism and the cognitive foundations of human culture. Self funded Biosciences PhD This project is self-funded Mon 24th Sep 2018 This self funded Biosciences PhD project will be based at the University of Exeter Penryn campus.
China Scholarship Council and University of Exeter PhD Scholarship Full tuition fees and Living Allowance Deadline passed The University of Exeter alongside the China Scholarship Council is pleased to offer fully funded studentship available for September 2018 entry.
Sanctuary Scholarship Full tuition fee waiver plus annual living cost grant Deadline passed The Sanctuary Scholarship scheme enables individuals seeking asylum and refugees who are not able access student finance to study at the University of Exeter.
Digital Bystanders and the Future of Policing: towards a ‘Citizen Forensics’. Self-funded PhD in Psychology This project is self-funded Deadline passed The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is seeking applications for an self-funded 3-3.5 year PhD project in Psychology.
Anning Morgan Bursary £2,000 Deadline passed Available to any person resident in Cornwall and studying at the Penryn Campus during their graduate year. Students must be in receipt of an offer for 2018 entry in order to be considered.
Bolashak Scholarship Full tuition fee waiver and living expenses Deadline passed Offered to Kazakh students by the Kazakhstan Ministry of Education across a range of subject areas for both postgraduate Taught and Research programmes. Award is conferred as monthly stipend in addition to the fee waiver.