31 January 2020.



(Fully Funded)


York Graduate Research School scholarships for overseas research students

These prestigious PhD scholarships, awarded by the York Graduate Research School, offer full funding (covering 100% of tuition fees, a stipend commensurate with the UKRI rate, plus a research training support grant) for the duration of your enrolment period.

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The University of York is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centers, covering a wide range of subjects.

YGRS Overseas Research Scholarships:

  • Highly selective.
  • 100% fee waiver.
  • Approximately £15,000 stipend for each year of successful study (valid for three years or the duration of the student’s enrolment period).
  • A research training support grant (RTSG).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronic Engineering
  • English an Eighteenth Century Studies
  • Environment and Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • History of Arts
  • Language and Linguistic Science
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine (Hull York Medical School)
  • Medieval Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Psychology
  • Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media
  • Women’s Studies
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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Varies according to the applied program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

You must:

  • Have applied for a place of study on a PhD programme at York by 31 January 2020.
  • Be liable to pay tuition fees at the international rate.
  • start your research studies in the 2020/21 academic year (between 1 October 2020 and 1 September 2021).
  • You must not hold a 100% tuition fee scholarship from elsewhere or be fully sponsored.
  • Distance learning students are eligible to apply, however if successful, would be awarded a full fee waiver only.

Applicants for the following pathways are not eligible to apply for the YGRS Overseas Research Scholarships:

  • Hull York Medical School.
  • International Pathway College.
  • Kaplan International College London.
  • Students applying for MPhil or MA by Research programmes.
  • English requirements:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic).
  • or PTE Academic.
  • or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE).
  • or Cambridge Proficiency (CPE).
  • or TOEFL iBT (internet based)Trinity ISE.
    For more details (click here).

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Scholarship covering:
    • 100% of tuition fees.
    • Approximately £15,000 stipend for each year of successful study (valid for three years or the duration of the student’s enrollment period).
    • A research training support grant) for the duration of a student’s enrollment period.

How to Apply

First Step: Identify a research area of interest.

Second Step: Check the entry requirements:

  • Samples of written work
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Evidence of financial support
  •  Evidence of your English language ability.

Please note: not all courses have course-specific requirements.

Third Step: Decide which academic to contact to discuss the research area you are interested in Find departmental contacts.

Fourth Step: Apply for funding:

  • You normally need to have received an offer before you apply for funding, so be sure you check the funding application deadlines. They usually fall between January and March.
  • UK government loans: if you are thinking about studying in 2019/20 you may be entitled to a loan of up to £25,000 to help fund your research degree.

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