Below you will find the awards and scholarships we have available to support your science or engineering PhD.
Award deadlines change throughout the year, and some have specific application criteria so check the award page to see if you're eligible to apply.
Featured Faculty scholarships
Discover more about our fully-funded Faculty of Science and Engineering scholarships:
This award supports UK, black-heritage postgraduate researchers in natural sciences.
Every year we support researchers of the highest calibre with a Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship.
This award was launched by the University's President to help our PhD students forge the career they want.
This award supports PhD students to develop teaching experience and earn a salary alongside their research.
Browse our full list of awards
All available funding opportunities:
- A* STAR PhD Programme
- Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund
- Black Future Engineering PhD Scholarship
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (High Income Countries)
- Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (Least Developed Countries and Fragile States)
- Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP) General Scholarship
- CONACyT Mexico Scholarships
- CONACyT Tuition Top-up Award
- Dean's Doctoral Scholarship Award
- Department of Mathematics Overseas Scholarship Award
- Department of Mathematics Scholarship Award
- Department of Physics and Astronomy Diversity Enhancement Studentship
- Department of Physics and Astronomy STFC Studentship
- Dual-award between The University of Manchester and IIT Kharagpur
- Dual-award between The University of Manchester and The University of Melbourne
- EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
- EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships in Mathematical Sciences
- Funds for Women Graduates
- Graphene NOWNANO CDT
- Heilbronn Doctoral Partnership (HDP) Studentship
- Indonesia BUDI Scholarship Programme
- James Elson Studentship
- Joint-award between The University of Manchester and IISC Bangalore
- Postgraduate Research Teaching Associate (PGRTA) Scholarships
- President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Award
- School of Engineering Graduate PhD Scholarship
- School of Natural Sciences Diversity PhD Scholarship
- Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS)
- The University of Manchester-China Scholarship Council Joint Scholarship