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For September 2013 entry, the School is offering over £60,000 in studentship and bursary funding for postgraduate study (both PhD and MA), in addition to opportunities for Research Council funding. This includes up to 12 full fee paying studentships (at home/EU rates).
Possible sources of funding include:
The offer of a place to study at Newcastle is made separate from any scholarship award to cover the cost of tuition and maintenance. However, there are many opportunities for funding available and these are advertised through the University's Gradfund database. Gradfund enables you to search for all kinds of funding, from studentships to charities and corporate sponsorship - they will be the most relevant opportunities for your needs.
Colleagues in Geography, Politics and Sociology welcome applications to the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership (http://www.northernbridge.ac.uk/) and the North East Doctoral Training Partnership (http://www.nedtc.ac.uk/). Expressions of interest should be made to academic staff members as soon as possible, and no later than 3rd February, in order to allow sufficient time to craft a high-quality application.
Due to anticipated high demand, the School deadline for receipt of completed applications is Monday 10th February to allow for processing of documentation prior to the final deadline of 17th February