Scholarships and Bursaries

There are several funding opportunities available to postgraduate research students at the University. Details are summarised below; please consult each individual scholarship or bursary webpage for further information..

Duncan Norman Research Scholarship

Duncan NormanThe Duncan Norman Research Scholarship at the University of Liverpool was established in 2004 following the receipt of a generous donation from The Duncan Norman Charitable Trust in memory of the late Mr Duncan Norman. For more information please visit the webpage.


Hong Kong Graduate Association, Tung and Yu PG Scholarships

Tung, Yu and HKGA Scholars The Hong Kong Graduate Association post-graduate scholarship is worth £5000. The Yu and Tung post-graduate scholarships are worth £10,000 and are all awarded annually to students from Hong Kong and Mainland China who can prove academic excellence and have been admitted to pursue full time studies at the University of Liverpool. Visit the webpage. ‌


Joseph RotblatSir Joseph Rotblat Alumni Scholarship

Launched in 2011, the Sir Joseph Rotblat Alumni Scholarship specifically supports alumni of the University, who are returning as postgraduate research students; recognising both their academic merit and financial need. For more information please visit the webpage.‌


John LennonJohn Lennon Memorial Scholarship

The John Lennon Memorial Scholarships were set up by a trust fund endowed in the University for the provision of scholarships in the memory of John Lennon. The award is intended to support students in financial need and enhance, among other things, awareness of global problems and environmental issues. For more information please visit the webpage.‌


Postgraduate Scholarships and Awards

A more comprehensive list of funding opportunities is available on the Postgraduate Research Study webpages which list the details of postgraduate funding opportunities offered by both the University and external funding bodies. For more information please visit the webpage. ‌


The Joint University of Liverpool/China Scholarship Council Award

‌The University of Liverpool and the China Scholarship Council are proud to be able to offer a joint scholarship programme for postgraduate research students. This Scholarship programme, which is jointly overseen by China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Liverpool, was established in early 2010. The scholarship covers all tuition fees and research fees and provides living expenses and one return flight ticket to successful candidates. The scholarships are up to 4 years in duration. Visit the webpage.


EPSRC Vacation Bursary

EPSRC Vacation Bursary logo
The University, in conjunction with The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has a number of summer vacation bursary awards available for undergraduate students. For more information please visit the webpage.