London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Fully funded PhD Studentships 2024

The studentships will be awarded across the School, providing full fees plus an annual stipend. They will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and research potential. The studentships are open to all nationalities and subject areas.

Other PhD funding is also available at LSE via our ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership and London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP). 

Closing dates: 14th January 2024 (1 December 2023 for Law School and 14 December 2023 for Economics) 


  • LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend, which for 2023 entry was £20,622.
  • They are available for UK and international students undertaking research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  • These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential.
  • This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in your chosen topic in the time allocated.

How to Apply for the LSE Studentships

Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.

To be considered for this funding, you must submit your complete application for admission to LSE by a specific date. This date differs by academic department. Refer to the individual programme page for the relevant deadline information. Find your graduate programme.

  • deadline for the research programme in the Law School for 2024 entry: 1 December 2023
  • deadline for the research programme in the Department of Economics for 2024 entry (including PhD Studentships and ESRC funding (pending bid outcome): 14 December 2023
  • funding deadline for first round of PhD Studentships and for ESRC funding (pending bid outcome) for 2024 entry: 15 January 2024
  • funding deadline for second round of PhD Studentships deadline for 2024 entry (some departments only): 25 April 2024

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