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Funding opportunities

UAL is offering the following funding opportunities for research degree students.  You can also get information on alternative routes for funding.

technē

Postgraduate students can apply to UAL to pursue fully funded doctoral-level research studentships in arts and humanities subject areas over the next five years, after the technē Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) was granted a second round of funding by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

technē brings together UAL with eight other higher education institutions in London and the south-east (Royal Holloway University of London, University of Brighton, Kingston University, University of Roehampton, University of Surrey, Brunel University, Loughborough University London and the University of Westminster). It is 1 of 10 Doctoral Training Partnerships across the UK to be announced in the new round of funding by the AHRC.

For applicants aiming to start a research degree at UAL in September 2020.

  1. Applicants wishing to apply for technē funding with UAL to commence in 2020 must first apply for a research degree at UAL by 9am on Monday 11 November 2019.
  2. Applicants who then receive and accept an offer of a place at UAL are then eligible to apply for technē funding.  Applicants must submit an initial application via the technē application portal by 9am on Monday 6 January 2020.  Please ensure you refer to the technē 2020-21 Application Form Guidance Notes (Guide to Applying - 2020 entry), soon to be available on the technē portal, when drafting an application.  Feedback will then be provided to applicants in time for the final application.

The technē application portal opens 2 November 2019

For UAL students currently enrolled on a research degree wishing to apply for technē funding.

  1. You must submit an initial application via the technē application portal by 9am on Monday 6 January 2020.  Please ensure you refer to the technē 2020-21 Application Form Guidance Notes (Guide to Applying - 2020 entry), soon to be available on the technē portal, when drafting an application.  Feedback will then be provided to applicants in time for the final application.

The technē application portal opens 2 November 2019


Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

This guide provides advice and information for prospective and current graduate students about applying for alternative sources of funding, particularly from charities and trusts. Find out more and access the guide.

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is independently published by GradFunding.

Doctoral Loan Gov.UK

You may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan to help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate doctoral course. Find out more about Doctoral Loans on the government's website