Additional Funding Options for the UK and Ireland

There are additional ways to search for funding to support your graduate studies in the UK and Ireland. We encourage all candidates who have applied to the major national awards to also consider taking the time to search for alternative funding both through their chosen institution and through some of the resources provided below. CCRF staff are not experts on every funding option available in the UK or Ireland, nor are there formal support or endorsement processes required. Students are expected to perform their own due-dilligance, using the resources below and CCRF staff can review personal statements, as needed: 

Institution-specific awards: 

University of Oxford:

University of Exeter - doctoral fellowships:

University of Cambridge: 

Target Postgrad

  • Information about UK and Ireland postgraduate programs and funding options.  


  • A career and postgraduate education site that includes information about funding options.