Leicester Law School

PhD scholarships

Leicester Law School offers a variety of scholarships based on academic achievement, social contribution or financial need.

Additional funding may be available from the University and external bodies.

Current scholarships

Minority ethnic Postgraduate Research Graduate Teaching Assistant scholarship (September 2024 entry)

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities will soon announce a minority ethnic graduate teaching assistant scholarship for postgraduate researchers, covering UK fees and a maintenance grant. The application deadline will be in March 2024.

These are competitive scholarships and applicants will have more chance of success if they have feedback from their prospective supervisor before scholarship applications are made.

Closed Scholarships

Leicester Law School Graduate Teaching Assistant scholarships (September 2024 entry)

Three graduate teaching assistant scholarships will be available with two having full overseas fee waivers with maintenance grant and the other one a home fee waiver and maintenance grant.

Application deadline: 28 February 2024.

Midlands4Cities Open Doctoral Awards 2024 (September 2024 entry)

Scholarships include a fee waiver for UK students and maintenance grants.

Applications should be submitted to the University by early December 2023 and the scholarship form by 10 January 2024.

Find out more about the M4C award.

Chinese Scholarship Council and University of Leicester joint PhD scholarships (September 2024 entry)

Full scholarships available to candidates who are citizens of the People’s Republic of China.

Application deadline: 20 December 2023.

Learn more about the Chinese Council scholarship.

Wellcome Trust DTP (September 2024 entry)

Scholarship includes a fee waiver and a generous stipend. Candidates should apply for one or more of the following research projects:

Application deadline: 3 December 2023.

Get more information about the Welcome Trust DTP.

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