Postgraduate research scholarships and funding at the University of Leeds. Apply now

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Explore pioneering research, challenge current thinking and push the boundaries of knowledge.

If you’ve got the drive, ambition and potential to succeed, we want to help you research with us. Postgraduate research is an investment in your future, and at Leeds we offer a variety of funding options to support you. From University and subject scholarships, to alumni bursaries and externally funded research opportunities – postgraduate research is more accessible than ever.

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Research with impact

  • World top-100 University | QS World University Rankings 2023
  • 90% of University of Leeds research has a quality rating of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” | REF 2021
  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities

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A postgraduate research degree at Leeds will give you a solid grounding for career progression, whatever your next step.

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Upcoming events

Take a look at our upcoming postgraduate events and virtual fairs where you can discover more about what Leeds has to offer. You’ll have the opportunity to ask us any questions and gather further information our research opportunities, funding, the application process and more.

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International students.

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