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Research funding and scholarships

Birkbeck offers a range of scholarships at PhD level for research candidates. If you are interested in applying for research funding, please contact the schools directly to find out more about their requirements.

PhD loans

  • As part of its Autumn Statement, the UK government has updated plans for its new postgraduate loan schemes.
  • Exact details of the PhD loans have yet to be confirmed, but important new information has emerged about the scheme's scope and intentions.
  • Check the Findamaster's guide for details of this loan.

School of Arts funding

School of Business, Economics and Informatics funding

School of Law funding

School of Science funding

School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy funding

Other funding

Birkbeck financial support