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Funding and Awards

The Department of English is pleased to offer Queen Mary Principal's Studentships to candidates wishing to develop a PhD in any area of the Department's research expertise.

The Awards

Queen Mary Postgraduate Research Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK, EU, and Overseas. The Studentship comprises of the full cost of (home or overseas) fees and £16,057 a year for maintenance for 3 years for London-based students.

Applicants do not need to submit separate applications if eligible for the Studentship, just indicate in your application that you would like to be considered for it.

Application deadline

The deadline for Postgraduate Research Studentships for 2019-20 is 31 January 2019.

All short-listed applicants will be interviewed (either face-to-face or, in the case of overseas candidates, by telephone or skype).

Further information

For further information please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Rehana Ahmed (

See also the College page offering information on research studentships.

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