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Fees & funding

We are well aware that finding a source of funding is an essential part of starting a PhD. Below are a selection of funding opportunities and further resources regarding funding for your research degree for 2018-19. Please check this page often as we post regular updates as new awards become available; the majority of deadlines are expected to be confirmed this autumn.

You can find current information about fees and living costs on the university's Study pages.

Please read the full details of each opportunity carefully before submitting your application.


Brief Description



Chancellor's International Scholarship

University of Warwick funded studentships
Full Overseas tuition fees plus maintenance grant
Apply through Admissions/Graduate School form

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Overseas students starting in 2018 or overseas students currently in their first year of study 19 January 2018
PAIS Departmental Scholarship

Opportunities funded by the PAIS department
Full tuition fees plus maintenance grant
Apply directly to the PAIS department

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Students starting in 2018 or students currently in their first year of study TBC (January 2018)
ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership 

UK Research Council funded doctoral training centre
Full tuition fees for Home/EU students
Maintenance grant for Home students only
Apply through the DTP form

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Home/EU students starting in 2018 or Home/EU students currently in their first year of study


Graduate School funding advice The Graduate School offers further advice about where to find funding sources and has a regularly-updated list of potential opportunities for both Home/EU and Overseas students. Their information is updated regularly as new scholarships become available.    
International Office funding advice The International Office offers general funding advice for Overseas students, as well as a listing of some country-specific awards and competitions.