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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Funding

Below is a list of external funding that applicants could consider applying to.


National Postgraduate Loans

From Academic Year2018/2019, loans will be available of up to £25,000 from the UK Government for Doctoral Students starting a full or part time course. To be eligible for this loan you must be:

  • An English Student
  • Accepted for Doctoral Degree at a UK University
  • Not in receipt of a Research Council living allowance

The loans will be available to self-funded UK nationals aged 59 or under. This website will be updated once full details have been announced by the UK government.

Find out more about Doctoral Loans.

As an MPhil or MRes student, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.

Find out more about Postgraduate Masters loans

 

Further Information

Find a PhD

FindAPhd.com is an online database, full of advice on where to find funding, doing a PhD and what to do if something goes wrong. You can search the website and find lots of different funding opportunities, ranging from buying materials for your PhD to covering the cost of your tuition fee.

Prospects

Prospects has a collection of different funding opportunities that are available to student throughout their research degrees.

Postgraduates studentships

Postgraduate studentships is a website that is full with different types of funding, that is available to students throughout their research.