Postgraduate Scholarships and Bursaries in Catholic Studies / Catholic Theology 2019-2020

Postgraduate Student Support Scholarships (PSSS)

Durham University is delighted to confirm that up to 100 Postgraduate Taught Scholarships, worth £3,000, will be available to applicants commencing with the University in October 2018. These are means tested awards and those interested are advised to carefully consider the eligibility criteria.



Candidates within the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University registering for the following courses are eligible to apply.*

  • MA in Christian Theology (Catholic Studies) (V8K607)


  • MA by Research, MLitt, DThM, Integrated PhD, PhD, each with a clear focus in Catholic Studies / Catholic Theology.

Full-/part-time study

The ICE Louis Lafosse Bi-centenary PhD Scholarship is open only to full-time candidates.

All other scholarships and bursaries are open to both full-time and part-time candidates.


All scholarship and bursary holders must reside sufficiently proximate to Durham as to be able to take a full part in the life, work, and events of the Centre for Catholic Studies.