Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
PHD Studentship Awards

Queen’s University Belfast is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK's 24 leading research intensive universities.

We are now taking applications for PhD Studentship Awards commencing in 2021. 

Studentships are available through the following schemes:

  • 2 International PhD Scholarships - for international fee-paying applicants to studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Northern Bridge Consortium - for studentships in Arts and Humanities
  • Northern Ireland’s Department for Economy (DfE) Studentships - for all subject areas within the Faculty
  • Northern Ireland and North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership – for studentships in Social Sciences

If you are the brightest and best in your field with a passion for your subject, we want to hear from you. 

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Northern Bridge Doctoral Training

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DfE Studentships

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NINE Studentships

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International/EU Students

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences International PhD Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) is offering 2 fully funded international scholarship for entry Sept 2021.

AHSS International Scholarships

  • 2 International Scholarship available ( fees and stipend included)

  • Studentships start Sept 2021 - awards cannot be deferred 

  • Closing date : Wednesday 22 January 2021 4 PM 

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Queen's also offer an International Office Postgraduate Scholarship - read more below.

All new International students beginning their first year of full-time postgraduate research study in Queen's University Belfast in September 2021 who meet the conditions of their academic offer will receive an International Office Postgraduate Research Scholarship:

Year one award of £2500 (fee rate 1) or £3000 (fee rate 2).

No application is necessary. Terms and conditions apply.

Students must hold an offer for a place on a full-time postgraduate research programme at the QUB campus, starting in the academic year 2020-21 and meet any academic and language conditions attached to their offer as stated in their offer letter.

Students must be classified as international fee-paying students paying the international tuition fee rate in order to be considered for this discount. 

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