PhD funding

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Other PhD funding sources

PhD loans

If you are a UK student, you may be eligible for a PhD loan of up to £25,000, or a professional and career development loan

Sussex PhD funding partners

We have scholarships and studentships funded by:

  • CHASE (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council)
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • South-East Network for Social Sciences.

Ways to pay for your research, training and living costs

You can also:

  • look for a part-time job (on campus or in Brighton & Hove) - you may have working restrictions if you have a visa
  • teach other students (this depends on your project and where you're based, so check with your supervisor or research group)
  • apply for researcher funding while you study through the Doctoral School.

You may be eligible for the Disabled Students Allowance If you have a learning difficulty, health problem or disabiity. Email studentsupport@sussex.ac.uk for information on disability support.

Without the scholarship I wouldn’t have been able to study here. The funding is very generous.” Matthew Beetar
Chancellor's International Research Scholarship

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