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Funding opportunities for postgraduate research degrees in History

General Funding Opportunities

General information about funding opportunities for postgraduate research is available from the university’s Research Degrees website.

Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership

The Open University, in collaboration with Oxford and Cambridge, is part of the Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership. Successful applicants for PhD study will be able to apply for studentship funding as part of this partnership. In addition to fees and maintenance, the funding is also designed to enable professional development opportunities, in collaboration with strategic partners the BBC World Service, the National Trust, and BT.

To discuss possible funding opportunities further and for advice with regard to funding applications, please contact the History Department admissions officer at

For full details of the Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership, please see its website

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