The following funding opportunities are available for PhD applicants to the School of Economics and Finance at St Andrews. Funding is available for PhD study from a variety of sources.
St Andrews is committed to attracting the very best students, regardless of financial circumstances. Bursaries and scholarships reward academic excellence and are designed to help students support themselves during their time at university.
- Pending funding, the School of Economics and Finance may also offer a limited number of home/EU fee-waiver scholarships for PhD study starting in fall 2018. These scholarships are open to all applicants.
The University of St Andrews School of Economics and Finance is a member institution of the ESRC's Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) doctoral training centre.
The Carnegie Trust offers a number of PhD scholarships to support graduates with first class Honours undergraduate degrees from a Scottish university, who wish to pursue three years of postgraduate research leading to a PhD at a university in Scotland.
The University of St Andrews has an agreement with the China Scholarship Council to develop research collaborations between the UK and Chinese universities and research institutions.
The University of St Andrews is pleased to offer postgraduate scholarships funded by Santander through the Santander Universities programme.
- Accommodation Award Hardship Fund
- Discretionary Fund
- International Student Hardship Fund
- University Loan Fund
For other enquiries about the PhD programme at the School of Economics and Finance, please contact our Director of Postgraduate Research, Dr Ozge Senay. New funding opportunities will be posted on this page as they become available.