SSA funding

First published: 13/02/2020 | Last updated: February 28th, 2020

SSA PhD studentship applications – deadline 13 March 2020

PhD studentships from the SSA are available to members / student associates of the SSA who have a first or upper second class degree in a relevant subject.


The SSA provides up to two full-time PhD studentships per year, with each studentship lasting for 3 years and 6 months.


For the full eligibility criteria and for more information on the application process including interviews with past and current SSA students, see our funding pages.



As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.