The University is very successful in attracting sponsorship for research students, particularly from UK Research Councils through competitions and annual allocations, and with the European Commission's Marie Curie Programme.
When looking at how to fund your postgraduate studies, it is worth taking the time to research your options as there may be opportunities available to you in relation to your area of interest. Follow our step-by-step guide on finding funding for your course.
Step-by-step guide to funding
At Nottingham you can access scholarships and funded research training across the different subject areas through University scholarships, Doctoral Training Programmes, and paid studentship opportunities.
Doctoral training opportunities
Paid studentship opportunities
If you are an international student there are several funding options available to you, including internal and external scholarships.
The International Office offers an extensive range of research scholarships for international and EU students entering PhD courses and other extended research degree programmes.Our flagship research scholarships still open for 2017 entry include:
Application closing date: Friday 5 May
If you have applied for a research-based masters degree course such as an MRes, MA by Research or MSc by Research, you may be eligible to apply for a masters scholarship instead.
Further information about funding your studies, including financial advice and external sources of funding, is available on the International Office's scholarships, fees and finance webpages.
If you are considering applying for a course to start in 2017, please check this page for updates.
We recommend you investigate a variety of funding options:
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