Lee Family PhD Scholarships

LSE is delighted to offer Lee Family PhD Scholarships on a rolling basis due to a generous endowment held by the School from the Lees Charitable Foundation.

These scholarships will provide tuition fees and a stipend for four years for a student from mainland China or Hong Kong to study for an MRes/ PhD or MPhil/PhD within the following Departments;

Accounting; Anthropology; Economic HistoryEconomicsFinanceGeography and Environment; Law; Management; Mathematics; Media and Communications; Methodology; Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method; Psychological & Behavioural Science; Social Policy; Statistics



Selection for this scholarship is on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. 

Scholarship amount

The Lee Family Scholarships are tenable for four years and will cover full fees and provide an annual minimum stipend of £18,062.

How to apply

To be considered, you must submit a complete application (including references, proposal, marked work etc) by the funding deadline set by your academic department. To check the funding deadline for your department, refer to the programme page.

  • application deadline: 14 January 2022

For more information on how to apply, visit how to apply for a place on a PhD programme.