Research degrees funding overview
Find out about University scholarships and funding available to UK and international research degree students from across our schools and subject areas.
Select the ‘Funding’ tab when you search our research opportunities directory.
Read more about fee status and the basics of home and overseas fees on the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website.
Our scholarships and funding
Postgraduate research scholarships
Search our funding opportunities for UK and international researchers.
10% alumni tuition fee bursary
Open to former students of the University of Leeds.
Scholarships for under-represented groups
Fully funded postgraduate research scholarships for under-represented groups.
UK Research Council funding
If you are a home fee-rated student, you may be able to apply for Research Council funded study through one of our Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) or Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). There are a very limited number of studentships for international fee-rated students. Explore our externally funded research opportunities.
Read more about fee status on the UKCISA website.
Extra financial help
You may be eligible for further support if you have a disability or are in financial hardship.
Find out more about getting extra financial help.