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Funding Opportunities

University of the Arts London is offering the following funding opportunities for research degree students. You can also get information on alternative routes for funding.

technē

Postgraduate students will continue to be able to 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 2019

  1. Applicants wishing to apply for techne funding with UAL to commence in 2019 must first apply for a research degree at UAL by 9am on Monday 12 November 2018.
  2. Once offered a place at UAL you must then submit an initial application via the technē application portal by 9am on Monday 7 January 2019. Ensure you refer to the technē 2019-20 Application Form Guidance Notes (Word 176KB) when drafting an application. Feedback will then be provided to applicants in time for the final application.
  3. The final techne application deadline is midnight on 27 January 2019, all applications must be submitted via the technē application portal

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

  1. You must submit an initial application via the technē application portal by 9am on Monday 7 January 2019. Ensure you refer to the technē 2019-20 Application Form Guidance Notes (Word 176KB) when drafting an application. Feedback will then be provided to applicants in time for the final application.
  2. The final technē application deadline is midnight on 27 January 2019, and all applications must be submitted via the technē application portal.

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.