Award Types

SGSSS offers fully-funded awards, which provide students with a maintenance grant, tuition fees, and access within their institution to a Research Training Support Grant (RTSG).

We offer a range of different types of studentship including:

1+3 Year Studentships (48 Months)

These awards provide funding for a one year Masters degree and a three year PhD study. Students who have only completed or are in the process of completing an undergraduate degree, or who do not have the relevant core research methods training should apply for these awards. Please see here for further information on when to apply for a 1+3 or a +3 award.

+3 Year Studentships (36 Months) 

These awards will suit applicants who wish to enter directly into a PhD programme and who have already completed a Masters degree, which incorporates the ESRC required 60 credits of research methods training. Please see here for further information on when to apply for a 1+3 or a +3 award.

Part-Time Studentships

Part-time students receive funding for up to eight (8) years, which breaks down as up to two (2) years for Masters training and a further six (6) years for doctoral study. 

Fees Only Studentships

Fees only studentships are available for EU students have not been primarily resident in the UK for the past three years.

Please see here for further information on residential eligibility.

Last updated 14 Nov 2017 3:48pm