Programme-related funding

We offer a number of scholarships to postgraduate applicants intending to follow a particular programme of study at MSc or PhD level within one of LSE's centres or academic departments.

See the overview of how to apply





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Any department

The Kaute Foundation Scholarship

One PhD scholarship of £21,250 per year for four years.


For citizens or residents of Finland whose research will contribute to the trade and industry of Finland


Adeline and Karl Goeltz Scholarship

Two PhD scholarships covering fees plus £18,000 living allowance


For an Accounting applicant in 2018 and Economics applicant in 2019, who will be undertaking market orientated research

Centre for the Study of Human Rights

Sir Siegmund Warburg

One award of £30,000


More information about the Sir Siegmund Warburg Scholarship


Antoine Faure-Grimaud MSc Scholarships

Various amounts, which will be put towards the tuition fees in the first instance

For applicants studying either Finance or Finance and Private Equity, full time


Paul Woolley Scholarships

Three PhD scholarships covering fees plus up to £18,000 living allowance

Paul Woolley Centre Scholars are based within the Centre and the Financial Markets Group


Oram-Stott-Schlusche Scholarship

One award of £25,734


For an applicant who is a national of and resident in the USA, to study Regional & Urban Planning full time


Carsten Stoeher MSc in Government

One award of up to £20,000


For applicants studying Comparative Politics, Conflict Studies, Global Politics and Global Politics (Global Civil Society), Public Policy and Administration, Political Science and Political Economy, Political Theory or Regulation


 ERC PhD Studentships

Two PhD studentships covering fees and a stipend of  £18,000, for a total of four years 


For outstanding PhD candidates to participate in a European Research Council-funded research project on post-conflict justice and peacebuilding

International Inequalities Institute

 LSE PhD Studentships on 'Analysing and Challenging Inequalities'

Full fees and a stipend of £18,000 for a total of four years


Three new prestigious LSE PhD Studentships for PhD study in any Department whose research addresses 'Analysing and Challenging Inequalities'.

International Relations

The Joseph and Andrea Cunningham Scholarship

Amount to be confirmed;  expected to be a contribution towards the tuition fees

For a US national, resident in the US, studying the full-time MSc in International Relations. Based on financial need

International Relations

The Michael Leifer Scholarship

£10,000 per year

For new home/EU PhD students


Marchant Foundation LLM Scholarship

 One scholarship of £10,000


For Indian applicants resident in India applying to the full-time LLM. If there are no suitable candidates, those with UK and EU fee status will be considered


Claudio Ciborra Scholarship Fund

One award of up to £5,000 


This scholarship is selected via the application for admission to the MSc Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation



Management 10 Year Anniversary Scholarship

One award of £9,500 per year 

For an applicant to Year 1 of the Global Masters In Management

Social Psychology

Hilde Himmelweit Scholarship

Up to three awards of £2,000


For applicants to study Social and Cultural Psychology, full time