Applying for a Covid-related extension

The guidance issued by UKRI for students with a funding end date after 31 March 2021 has been updated, as of 11 November 2020.

You may be eligible for additional UKRI funding if you need to extend your project. This is available through your research organisation and funds will be allocated on a needs-priority basis. Please contact your university directly to find out how to apply:

University Contact
Hull n.a.shaw@hull.ac.uk
Leeds pg_scholarships@leeds.ac.uk
MMU wrdtp@mmu.ac.uk
Sheffield pgr-scholarships@sheffield.ac.uk
SHU Your local Research Institute PGR Admin team
York  research-student-admin@york.ac.uk

You can apply if:

  • your UKRI funding started before 1 March 2020

  • you have not already received a UKRI-funded COVID-19 extension

  • you have been unable to adapt your project to finish in your existing funding period

More information from UKRI can be found in the documents below: