For 2021 entry, LSE will be offering over 80 studentships to new PhD students in the form of LSE PhD Studentships, LSE DTP ESRC Studentships and London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) Studentships.
The awards are open to high calibre students of all nationalities studying across all research areas at the School but, in particular, we are seeking to support applications from
- UK students
- Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) students, especially from Black African / Caribbean, Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage
LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000. They are available for UK, EU and international students undertaking research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.
These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in your chosen topic in the time allocated.How to apply
Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.
To be considered for this funding, you must submit your complete application for admission to LSE by a specific date. This date differs by academic department. Refer to the individual programme page for the relevant deadline information. Find your graduate programme.
- deadline for Economics, Geography and Environment and Mathematics for 2021 entry (including PhD Studentships and ESRC funding): 17 December 2020
- funding deadline for first round of PhD Studentships and for ESRC funding for 2021 entry: 14 January 2021
- funding deadline for second round of PhD Studentships deadline for 2021 entry (some departments only): 29 April 2021
Find out about ESRC Studentships.