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PhD Scholarships and Bursaries

Thinking about postgraduate research? Take a closer look at our fully-funded PhD projects 

If you're thinking of starting a research degree with us, you'll have fees and costs to cover while you're here – but there are plenty of loans and bursaries available to help fund your studies.

Whether you're a UK, EU or international student, you'll find information on this page about the general funding options open to most applicants and details on how to apply for them.

Explore our PhD funding schemes

Discover our various fully-funded PhD scholarships, find out if you're eligible to apply, and contact the supervisors to learn more about what each project involves. As new schemes are announced, we'll add them to this page.

Other routes to a PhD

Explore the other ways you can start a PhD at Portsmouth.

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