Postgraduate research fees and funding

Postgraduate research fees and information about funding sources for current postgraduate researchers (PGRs) at UWE Bristol.


Fees information

Including details of PGR project fees, completion fees and resubmission fees.

Funding sources for current PGRs

UWE Alumni Scholarship

We offer a 15% Alumni discount for PGRs who have completed an eligible programme at UWE Bristol. This discount is only on the first year of study if your course is full time, and for only the first two years of study if on a part-time course.

Doctoral Loan

If you started your PGR study after 01 August 2018, you may be eligible for a loan of up to £25,000 to support your doctoral studies.

UWE Bristol Fund

The UWE Bristol Fund can provide grants to students facing financial difficulty, support student-led community projects and fund students extra-curricular activities. 

UWE faculty conference funding support for PGRs

Arts, Creative Industries and Education - contact to request an application form.

Business and Law - contact to request an application form.

Environment and Technology - ask your Director of Studies to contact your Faculty, to see if there is any conference support available.

Health and Applied Sciences - contact to request an application form.

Funding information resources

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

A database of alternative funding sources such as charities and trusts. These grants can help pay for fees, maintenance, research, conferences and final-year PhD writing-up. 

Managing money

Managing your money

UWE resources and helpful advice about managing money, including a link to the Money Matters guide.


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