Loughborough Doctoral College

Funding and Studentships

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Alternative guide

Do you need funding to cover tuition fees, living costs, research costs or travel, but haven't been able to secure money from traditional sources such as your supervisor, the research councils, or the Doctoral College?

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards to any student regardless of subject.

The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, as well as comprehensive guidance and numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. Loughborough University has purchased a licence to the Guide, and so it’s free for all students and staff to use! Login now 

You will need either to login from a campus-based computer, or register with your university email address.

For current students, we also have available (via our Video Library on Learn) a recording of a workshop on how to use the Guide - "Postgraduate Funding: Considering the Alternatives".