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
University of Exeter Business School Bateman Family Trust Studentship: Corporate Governance and Stewardship Annual maintenance of £14,553 at 2017-18 rate, plus UK, EU tuition fees for three years Wed 28th Feb 2018 The Exeter Centre for Leadership (ExCL), University of Exeter Business School, has a strong history of leadership and is embarking on an exciting new chapter of growth. ExCL is globally recognised for world-class research and evidence-based insights guiding the leaders of tomorrow. Our specialist areas include Relational Leadership; Leading Change; Governance & Leadership Structures; and Women in Leadership. The Business School holds accreditation from AMBA and EQUIS.
Postgraduate Research Global Excellence Studentships - PhD (Funded) Full international fees plus research allowance and £14,553 annual stipend Mon 16th Apr 2018 The University is offering a number of Postgraduate Research Global Excellence Studentships for Postgraduate Research to top students from around the world. The award pays international fees, a research allowance and stipend (currently £14,553 pa) for up to 3 years
The Bob and Sandy Jessett PhD Studentship For eligible UK/EU students, this full time scholarship will cover fees and an annual stipend of at £14,553 for up to three years Mon 16th Apr 2018 For eligible UK/EU students, this full time scholarship will cover fees and an annual stipend of at £14,553 (current research council rate) for up to three years (36 months).
Sanctuary Scholarship Full tuition fee waiver plus annual living cost grant Tue 15th May 2018 The Sanctuary Scholarship scheme enables individuals seeking asylum and refugees who are not able access student finance to study at the University of Exeter.