Apply for an ESRC Studentship 2020

The deadline to submit a preliminary application closed on Monday 6 January 2020

The deadline for those invited to submit a full application will be Friday 28 February 2020.

Please note that applicants are responsible for completing all sections of the form even if the information comes from the supervisor.

Preliminary and Full applications can be made via the portal here

The UBEL DTP’s fully-funded ESRC studentships cover:

  • Full payment of tuition fees per year (including masters and training years for 1+3; 2+3 and +4 studentships)
  • Annual maintenance stipend (full-time: £17,009 and part-time: £10,205 for 2019/20)

Studentships are available across the UBEL DTP institutions and research topics need to fall under any of the pathways available at the DTP. Before applying, students should make sure that they have checked the pathway information and made contact with their prospective department.

How to Apply

Groupings & Pathways


For queries relating to studentships at any of the five UBEL institutions, please contact