Pedagogic Research and Teaching Innovation Scheme

Funding is available for pedagogic research and innovation in teaching and learning projects. The scheme is aimed at any member or group of University of Plymouth staff who are interested in:

  • conducting high quality research in Higher Education (HE) pedagogy
  • enhancing the quality of learning and teaching at the individual and/or subject level.

For further information visit the Teaching and Learning: Internal and external funding opportunities page.

Jobs with University of Plymouth

Grant-funded positions such as technician, research assistant and research fellow posts will be advertised on the University's jobs site.

For further information visit the University of Plymouth jobs pages

The Seale-Hayne Educational Trust (SHET)

The aim of the trust is to support higher education and research in agriculture, food and land use (and related disciplines at the discretion of the Trustees).

The trust issues an annual call for applications in the spring of each year and welcomes applications covering research in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, from staff and students of University of Plymouth and its partner colleges.

For further information visit the SHET website

Postgraduate research studentships

University of Plymouth is committed to attracting the best students and encouraging high academic standards as well as recognising sporting achievement and potential, regardless of a person’s background or financial circumstances.

As such, a wide range of financial assistance is available from both the Government and the University in the form of bursaries and scholarships.

To find out more visit the Doctoral College postgraduate research studentships pages

Santander scholarships 

The University has officially launched a number of new scholarships courtesy of its partnership with Santander Group.

The scholarships range from £200 to £5,000 and they include funding for research projects in the UK and overseas; language exchange programmes; funding for strategic sectors such as ocean renewable energy projects; and initiatives to promote volunteering and the development of employability skills.

Visit the Santander scholarships pages for further information.

Dr Manning Award

The Dr Manning fund aims to encourage the study of biological and biomedical sciences at University of Plymouth, through alleviating financial hardship and recognising academic excellence in this area. An annual award of up to £1500 will be made to provide financial support for one female student. Visit the Dr Manning Award pages for more information.

Programme-related scholarships

More information on programme scholarships can be found in our subject and course specific funding page.

Programmes include:

  • Law.
  • International relations.
  • Business and management. 

Scholarships for international students

The University has a variety of scholarships if you are a postgraduate student from overseas. More information can be found on our  funding for international students page .