Please see below for a number of opportunities from The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) to support UK Racially Minoritised Students interested in applying for doctoral study. Please share with your fellow students and colleagues.


Tuesday 29 November – What is a PhD and how to apply

Organised by Brad-ATTAIN in collaboration with YCEDE (The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education), this seminar aims to inform, raise awareness and help to create pathways to academia for minoritized ethnicities.

The event is open to all.

During the session, Dr Tiffany R. Holloman and current PhD students Frederick Kandala, Zenab Sabahat and Robert Douglas will share their experience on the application process as well as what to expect once enrolled.

The session will centre around 4 questions:

What is a PhD?

How to apply for PhD?

Are there any funding opportunities or what is a cost of PhD?

What to expect after securing my PhD offer?

For more information and how to register please use this Info Link


Thursday 8 December – Putting Passion into your Research Proposal

The seminar will be lead by Dr LaTonia A. Siler-Holloman and will focus on the following points:

  • Accessing resources and gaining skills to assist in document creation
  • Exploring the theorise, literature and methodology
  • Finalising document format and inclusion
  • Crafting interest and motivation narratives

Click here for more information and to register for the session.


Scholarship and Funding Opportunities

Details of fully funded studentships and scholarships can be found here.


Student Research Network

Follow our networks for current and future students interested in research or further study in research:

YCEDE Network on Twitter
YCEDE on LinkedIn

 We hope to see you at the sessions! More opportunities will be available in the coming weeks.  Visit the YCEDE Website for further information.