Useful Links

Please find below a list of useful websites which may aid you in obtaining postgraduate and alternative funding:

Turn2US – a charity that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.

Prospects – jobs and funding to support postgraduate study.

Funds for Women Graduates – awards to women for Postgraduate Study and Research.

postgraduatefunding.com – search for “small grants for postgraduate study”.

The Leverhulme Trust – said to “award funding across academic disciplines, supporting talented individuals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences to realise their personal vision in research and professional training”.

The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust – said to “support the work of mature students of proven academic merit, and in financial need, who are pursuing further degree qualifications at an institution in the UK”.

Wellcome Trust – claim to “provide more than £700 million a year to support bright minds in science, the humanities and the social sciences, as well as education, public engagement and the application of research to medicine.”

Scholarship Search – a useful scholarship search engine.

FindAPhD – primarily a PhD search engine, however,  can also be used to search for studentships and also contains a section on funding PhD’s.

postgraduatestudentships.co.uk – can search for “all types of funding, all for postgraduates”.

Lincoln Library on Free School Lane currently hold The Grants Register 2015: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide.  This is described as being ‘an authoritative and comprehensive guide to postgraduate grants worldwide. With details of over 4,500 awards, the register includes information on funding, careers advisors, universities, libraries, and students organisations.’