Fees and Scholarships
Tuition fees for Science Research DegreesLink opens in a new window - Life Sciences research degrees are Band 2 disciplines.
A number of scholarships are available for research students. Most funding opportunities and scholarship competitions take place between November and February for courses starting the following academic year.
- Funded PhD Studentships in the School of Life Sciences
The School of Life Sciences offers funded PhD studentships through a number of Doctoral Training Programmes.
Individually funded PhD studentships are also advertised when they are available.
- Sources of Scholarships and Funding
Up-to-date information on scholarships available across the University and information and advice on how to apply and where to look for funding.
- EU Chancellors ScholarshipLink opens in a new window
- Warwick Postgraduate Sanctuary ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window
We welcome applications from prospective Postgraduate Research students who are at risk as a result of the war in Ukraine.
- Co-tutelle PhD ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window
- Chancellor's International ScholarshipLink opens in a new window
This scholarship offers full overseas tuition fees and a stipend in line with UK Research council stipends. You are strongly encouraged to identify a supervisor and develop a research proposal before you complete an application form.
- Postgraduate Loans for Master's Courses
- Commonwealth PhD ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window - for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study.
Commonwealth Split-site ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window - for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies
- Commonwealth Master's ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window - for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study at a UK university
Ciência sem Fronteiras - available to students from Brazil (citizens and residents) to study abroad. Funded by the Brazilian government. For support if choosing the UK, visit Science without Borders UK.
NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Centenary Award
In 2020 rural insurer NFU Mutual is once again offering the Centenary Award for UK postgraduate students in agriculture. The award gives annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected post graduate students in agriculture (Master's or PhD).
- Fulbright ScholarshipLink opens in a new window for applicants from the United States
- Marshall ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window for applicants from the United States.
- Career Development LoansLink opens in a new window - loans available to UK postgraduates through a partnership between the Learning and Skills Council and three high street banks.
- The Perry FoundationLink opens in a new window - awards and postgraduate scholarships to support research projects that are of definable benefit to UK agriculture.
- British Council - Education UKLink opens in a new window - this website can help you find funding for your chosen course through its own scholarship schemes and links to approved websites. Students should also refer to information on their British Council country home page for available scholarship programmes: www.britishcouncil.orgLink opens in a new window
Said FoundationLink opens in a new window for MSc degrees
Scholarships for Jordanian, Lebanese, Syrian or Palestinian (including Palestinians inside Israel) resident in the Middle East. The Said Foundation is able to provide full or partial scholarships for Master's' degrees at universities around the UK depending on the level of financial need or whether other grants are available to applicants.
King Abdullah Scholarship ProgramLink opens in a new window. Available to students from Saudi Arabia to study in any of ten countries, including the UK. Funded by the Saudi government.
British Chevening ScholarshipsLink opens in a new window for MSc courses
Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered by the British Council, these prestigious awards enable overseas students to undertake postgraduate study in the United Kingdom.
- UK Council for International Student Affairs
The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK’s national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.
- Postgrad Solutions UK Postgraduate Study BursariesLink opens in a new window - Register now for your chance to win 1 of 15 bursaries each to the value of £500. These are open to both international and UK students, and aim to help students fund their chosen postgraduate study options.
FindAPhD - Funding Awards - Register for your chance to win 1 £5,000 award or 1 of 4 £500 awards.
Beyond the academic fees that you pay for your programme of study, the other main cost will be your living expenses.
Help and financial support is available for students with children who are undertaking postgraduate study. See Childcare ProvisionLink opens in a new window