Midlands3Cities fully funded PhD scholarships

You could get a fully funded PhD, plus get extra money for living expenses through the Midlands3Cities Arts and Humanities scholarships.

You can receive funding of up to £14,565 plus your course fees covered, if you take one of our arts and humanities PhDs.

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision, subject specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career. 

Information on how to apply for 2017 will be available later in 2016.

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Our PhD media student Karen shares her experiences in this video or read more in her blog.

About Midlands3Cities funding


Eligible PhDs

Funding is available for these prestigious arts and humanities PhDs:

English PhD

Law PhD

Art and Design PhD

Conservatoire Research Degrees PhD

Media and Cultural Studies PhD


Applications for October 2017 

Applications for 2016 entry are now closed. If you're interested in applying in 2017, take a look at the how to apply information on the Midlands3Cities website.

Student applications

How to apply


Application writing workshops

This workshop will help you with practical advice on how to plan your application and write your research proposal.

These will take place in November 2016.


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