PhD Scholarships at the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at University of Leeds is pleased to announce it has available up to 18 fully-funded PhD scholarships for UK/EU students for 2016-17 entry.

For more information about postgraduate study in Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science at Leeds see http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125022/postgraduate.

For full, regularly updated information on upcoming awards and deadlines, including application procedures, see the University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarships site http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/.

Funding opportunities for full-time or part-time PhD study include the following:

UK/EU STUDENTS

  • Up to two School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science Scholarships – Fees + £14,250 Maintenance (Awards may be made on a rolling basis after 15 JANUARY 2016)
  • Up to six White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities AHRC Studentships (Deadline 2 FEBRUARY 2016)
  • Up to three Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarships (Deadline: 15 JANUARY 2016)
  • Up to two University of Leeds Research Scholarships (Deadline: 11 MARCH 2016)
  • University of Leeds Endowed Research Scholarships (Deadline: 1 JUNE 2016)
  • Around four White Rose Research Studentships (Deadline: to be determined)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • Up to three Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarships (Deadline: 15 JANUARY 2016)
  • China Scholarship Council–University of Leeds Awards - around 13 in total (Deadline: 8 JANUARY 2016)
  • Up to two School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science Scholarships – £14,250 Maintenance + a contribution to fees equivalent to UK/EU Fees (Awards may be made from 15 JANUARY 2016).  N.B. This is a partial scholarship; to be eligible for consideration, applicants will be expected to demonstrate their ability to pay the remainder of their international fees (i.e. approx. £9000 p.a.).

Correspondence regarding the application procedure may be directed to prhs_pgenquiries@leeds.ac.uk.

Those interested in applying are advised to contact potential supervisors at an early stage.  You should contact them by email, either directly or through the relevant postgraduate research tutor:

You are invited to consider visiting Leeds, by arrangement, to meet potential supervisors and current students, attend seminars, and explore the university’s excellent resources.  Modest travel bursaries are available for such purposes.

You are also strongly encouraged to attend (in most cases following application) the university’s Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 5 February 2016 (https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/101060/), when you will have opportunity to meet potential supervisors, current postgraduates, and the postgraduate team.