School of Social and Political Science

Wellcome Trust Doctoral Scholarships


These prized scholarships enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science doctoral degrees in any area of health.

Important information:

We recommend you work with your supervisor on your proposal for these competitive awards as this will strengthen your submission.

There are important internal processes required before the scholarship application closing date. Please find deadlines for these below.

Deadline dates

Friday 29 January 2021

Deadline for upload of your first draft to the Wellcome Trust Grant Management System. Select Toni Jenkins as your delegate.

By Sunday 14 February 2021

Deadline for final version to be submitted to the Wellcome Trust Management System. Email to to confirm the above submission, advising your full name and the name of the scholarship

Monday 2nd March 2021

The University submits applications to Wellcome Trust

More information from the Wellcome Trust

Full details on these awards can be found in the links below.

Student category