PhD scholarships

You want your research to make a difference – to shape our world. So you can make this happen, we offer around 100 PhD scholarships each year to outstanding UK, EU and international students.

Without the scholarship I wouldn’t have been able to study here. The funding is very generous and being able to return to Sussex has been a dream. I’ve had fantastic support from everyone.”Matthew Beetar
Chancellor's International Research Scholarship


Browse all available awards.

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate funding

You can search for grants from charities, trusts and foundations to help fund your PhD, using the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding.

To use the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Gateway, register for an account with the pin number 6789 and your email address.