Postgraduate research

SCDTP social sciences funding

Fund your social sciences PhD through the ESRC SCDTP


Applications for this round of ESRC SCDTP studentships have now closed. For further information on the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP) please see their website. 

The studentships are for social science research in Psychology and Area Studies subjects. 

As well as covering all programme fees, the studentship also includes an annual maintenance grant, which is £14,482 in 2017/18.

The SCDTP is a doctoral training partnership (DTP) between the universities of Portsmouth, Southampton and Brighton. There are 36 studentships available each year for social science students carrying out PhD studies (+3) or Master’s and PhD studies (1+3) at these three universities.

The studentships are funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

There will be information here on how to apply for this studentship when the next round becomes available.

If you would like us to contact you when applications open again, please email us at .