School of Social and Political Science

Scholarships 2021/22


Scholarship review

Scholarships are regularly reviewed and availability may change. Further awards for the 2021/22 academic year will be advertised here from December 2020.

We encourage you to revisit this site regularly to check for any new opportunities that may be added.

Before you apply

Here you will find information about funding opportunities available for postgraduate study in the School of Social and Political Science, as well as Research Council awards, and important information to consider prior to submitting your applications. 

In the field of social and political science, most funding is oriented towards doctoral programmes. The UK Economic and Social Research Council provides a number of full scholarships.

In addition to these, further funding schemes support students on MSc programmes. The pages below highlight some of the most relevant scholarships especially those where our students have been successful in the past.

This information will also help you to assess whether you are likely to succeed in applying to certain scholarships where the School of Social and Political Science plays a part in making awards.


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