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Funding Offered by the Faculty

The Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies offers funding in the following areas:


Department of East Asian Studies:

Japanese Studies

Department of Middle Eastern Studies:

Arabic and Persian Studies
Azeri Studies
Hebrew Studies
Indian and Iranian Studies


How to Apply

The deadline for all Faculty-based Funding opportunities will be the 4 January 2018.

Applications should be submitted on the appropriate application form (Japanese Studies or Middle Eastern Studies) and sent to the at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. 

All applications received are reviewed and either accepted or rejected. All accepted applications are considered for funding on the proviso that they have not secured funding from another source i.e. outside funding. The most outstanding applications received are nominated for the relevant Faculty Trust Fund.

PhD funding is normally given for three years, unless stated otherwise. Funding for PhD students in their second and third years is pending satisfactory performance in their studies.

All applicants regardless of country of origin are eligible to apply, however, most grants are offered at the Home/EU rate.

For further information about any of the Faculty-based funding opportunities, please email the person whose contact details are given for each funding source.