SeNNS (ESRC) Studentships

The University of Roehampton is pleased to be part of the South-east Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS), a consortium of 10 universities working as a Doctoral Training Partnership to offer Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) studentships.

Candidates can apply through Roehampton for SeNSS studentships in two pathways - education and social anthropology.

Applications are currently closed, please check back later in the year once the next round of the competion is open.

Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships & Maintenance Stipend

£17,009 for maintenance and £4,327 fees covered.

Eligibility for ESRC funding

You must ensure that you fulfil all three eligibility criteria set up by the ESRC. These are:

  • Academic: for 1+3 awards (Masters plus PhD) you must have gained a 2.1 at least in your bachelor's degree; for +3 (PhD-only) awards you must be in possession of a relevant, and ESRC-recognised, Master's degree.
  • Residency: for a full award (fees plus annual stipend) you must be a UK citizen and/or have resided in the UK for a minimum of three years prior to application; EU residents are eligible for fee-only awards. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact
  • Discipline: ESRC funding at Roehampton is available only for the pathways listed above; research topics which do not fall under these areas are not eligible for ESRC funding. 

More advice on ESRC eligibility criteria can be obtained from the relevant academic lead, or

Please also consult the ESRC Postgraduate Funding Guide, for further information on the different levels of funding available and the associated terms and conditions.


Should you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us