Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

The University is providing funding for three PhD students to undertake a policy internship within the government’s Open Innovation Team (OIT).  The OIT is a cross-government unit that works with experts to generate analysis and ideas for policy. In addition to its growing team of permanent civil servants, we also have PhD placement students who … Continue reading Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

Conception X Cohort V

Conception X is the UK’s leading deep tech venture programme that helps PhD students turn their research into early stage startups. Over the past three years, Conception X has helped more than 200 PhD students acquire entrepreneurial skills and launch their own startups. To find out more about the programme and how you can apply, … Continue reading Conception X Cohort V

Emergency Student Support Fund available

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 28 September 2021. The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) providese short-term financial support for the unanticipated needs of York students caused or exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Students can apply for a maximum of £500 of non-repayable funding. All returning students who are fully-registered at … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund available

PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

Scrintal and PhDVoice are sponsoring a US$500 grant to be awarded to one PhD student. This grant is intended to support a PhD student financially for the upcoming year. The grant is multi-purpose and can be used for any study-related expense, including but not limited to covering conferences, workshops or study material costs. The applications … Continue reading PhD funding opportunity – deadline soon

UKRI Policy Internships

The UKRI Policy Internships Scheme for 2020/21 is now open and the closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 4 October 2021. The scheme provides the opportunity for doctoral students funded by the Research Councils of UKRI to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations. Full details … Continue reading UKRI Policy Internships

Covid-19‌ ‌PhD‌ ‌Scholarship‌ ‌Fund‌ (CPSF): Round 4 now open

The fourth and final round of the Covid-19 PhD Scholarship Fund (CPSF) opens today and we’re pleased to advise that eligibility has been widened to include sponsored international PGRs who have had a request for additional funding support denied by their sponsor. Also, in exceptional circumstances, if you have received a previous funding extension you … Continue reading Covid-19‌ ‌PhD‌ ‌Scholarship‌ ‌Fund‌ (CPSF): Round 4 now open

NEW: Wolfson PGR Support Fund

A limited amount of funding has become available to support postgraduate researchers whose research has been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. PGRs can submit applications from 12 noon on Friday 23 July 2021.  There is a light touch application process – applicants should submit a 200 word statement (approx. 700 characters) demonstrating how the pandemic has negatively impacted … Continue reading NEW: Wolfson PGR Support Fund

Assistance funding available

The next round of the Emergency Student Support Fund opens to applications on Wednesday 30 June. The Fund provides support to students who may be facing immediate issues resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Application deadline: Tuesday 6 July. The Postgraduate Research Writing-up+ Support Fund supports postgraduate researchers who are currently in their writing-up period; have … Continue reading Assistance funding available

YGRS Conference Fund for self-funded students

A reminder that the YGRS Conference Fund deadline for applications is midnight on Saturday 1 May. Whilst the pandemic has limited the possibility of attending national and international conferences in person, this fund remains open to support self-funded PGR students in participating in a wide range of training and conference opportunities. The fund can be … Continue reading YGRS Conference Fund for self-funded students

Emergency Student Support Fund reopens

The Emergency Student Support Fund has reopened. Application deadline: Tuesday 27 April. The Emergency Student Support Fund (ESSF) providese short-term financial support for the unanticipated needs of York students caused or exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Students can apply for a maximum of £500 of non-repayable funding. All current students who are fully-registered at the … Continue reading Emergency Student Support Fund reopens