PhD Scholarships

Leicester Law School offers a variety of scholarships based on academic achievement, social contribution or financial need.
We have no scholarships open at this time. See alternate funding from the University and external bodies.

Previous Scholarships

The following scholarships are now closed.

Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant Studentships for UK BAME Applicants (closed 31 March 2021)

Up to two Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant studentships for new UK BAME applicants funded for four years. September 2021 start date. 

AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU/International applicants (closed 13 January 2021)

Midlands4Cities is awarding doctoral studentships with fee payment and grant for UK and International applicants for 2021 entry.

Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant Studentships for BAME Applicants (closed 31 July 2020)

A number of Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant studentships are available for new BAME applicants to Leicester Law School. These positions will be funded and salaried for four years (conditions apply).

AHRC Midlands4Cities PhD funding for UK/EU applicants (closed 14 January 2020)

The funding will include fee payments, a maintenance grant and other funding opportunities.

Fee waiver scholarship for Home/EU applicants (closed March 2019)

The scholarship will pay full-time University UK tuition fees for three years. The scholarship is open to new postgraduate researchers only starting in July 2019.