Doctoral Studentships

This scheme enables researchers to undertake humanities or social science doctoral degrees in any area of health.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:


Level of funding:

Stipend, research expenses and tuition fees

Duration of funding:

Usually 3 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.

Key dates

We consider applications once a year.

2018 round

The application form will be available on Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker in August 2017.

  • Application deadline

    29 March 2018

  • Decision

    May 2018

2017 round

  • Application deadline

    22 March 2017

  • Decision

    July 2017

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.

Or call

+44 (0)20 7611 5757

If you have a question about the scope and content of your proposal, contact the relevant person in our Humanities and Social Science team.

People we've funded