University of St Andrews

PhD Funding Opportunities

For a complete list of current funding opportunities please see the database maintained by the University’s Fees and Funding Team.

Enquiries from self-funding students are welcome. Information on tuition fees and other costs of studying at St Andrews can be found on the University’s Fees and Funding page.

Details of any funding opportunities that are especially suitable for Geography/Sustainable Development students will also be posted below as they arise.


ESRC Studentships

The Department can enter students into the ESRC  Scottish Doctoral Training Centre for funded places (this applies to UK and EU citizens only). For information on this route, see The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science web site. There is a strict timetable for DTC applications: contact Louise Reid for more information.