Fully-Funded MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarships 2020/2021: Birkbeck University of London

Apply for MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarships For International Students in UK 2020/2021. This is an opportunity for you to study at the Birkbeck University of London UK on a fully-funded scholarship.

This award is available for students applying for an MPhil/PhD program with a fee waiver of the same value with home/EU rate for MPhil and PhD degree (£4260 in 2020/21). Including an annual stipend set at Research Council rates (£16777 in 2019/20, including London Weighting); pro rata in the case of a part-time award. The studentships are available to new Home/EU and International students.

Birkbeck a research-intensive institution that ranks among the UK’s leading universities. Research in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy is notable for its collaborative, interdisciplinary and innovative nature. Their dynamic doctoral community has about 200 students, supervised by award-winning scholars at the cutting edge of their fields.

Birkbeck University of London PhD scholarship


Applicants are selected based on the following:

  • It is primarily open to new Home/EU and International students applying for a full-time M. Phil/PhD place in the departments listed below.
  • Applications for part-time study is not acceptable, at an appropriate pro-rata rate and extended duration.
  • Students currently enrolled on M. Phil/PhD degrees within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will be considered for the research scholarships under exceptional circumstances.


The School accept applications from outstanding students working on projects that speak to the research interests and expertise of its constituent Departments:

  • Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of History, Classics, and Archaeology
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Politics
  • Department of Psychosocial Studies

Applications for interdisciplinary projects, including in the areas of Gender and Sexuality Studies and Sociology are also accepted.


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