Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


Doctoral Study and Funding in UCL Social & Historical Sciences

07 March 2019, 3:30 pm–5:00 pm

doctoral study

Are you thinking of doing a PhD in the social and historical sciences at UCL?

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Catherine Thomson


IAS Forum
Ground floor, South Wing, UCL
United Kingdom

This session is your opportunity to explore your options for doctoral study with representatives from the departments of Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, History, History of Art, Geography, Political Science, and the Institute of the Americas. 

Hear from current PhD students about what it’s really like to pursue doctoral study, and pick up some tips based on the experiences of others as you plan your own academic future.

You’ll also have the opportunity to find out about the funding opportunities available at UCL, including UCL’s new Research Opportunity Scholarship. This new scheme, offered in partnership with the Windsor Fellowship, supports BME postgraduate research degree students via full financial support and a skills development programme.


15:30 Refreshments and departmental / funding exhibition

16:00 Presentations

  1. Welcome: Professor Sasha Roseneil, Dean of Social & Historical Sciences

  2. PhD Funding Opportunities: UCL Funding and the Windsor Fellowship

  3. Insights from current PhD students in Social & Historical Sciences

16:30 Refreshments and departmental / funding exhibition

17:00 Close


UCL Research Opportunity Scholarship

UCL has recently launched a new scholarships programme to support BME postgraduate research degree students – The UCL Research Opportunity Scholarship (UCL-ROS). The programme is being offered in partnership with the Windsor Fellowship. The scheme offers full financial support and a skills development programme, both designed to promote academia as a more attractive career option.

Please find further information here.