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PhD Scholarships for UK / EU Students

Find out more about our funded PhD scholarships for exceptional UK / EU students

This round of funded scholarships has now closed. The details below are for information purposes only. Please see the Explore our projects page for further opportunities. 

Your postgraduate research journey at Portsmouth starts here.

If you’re a UK or EU student applying for a full-time PhD programme starting in October 2021, you can apply for one of our funded PhD studentships in the subject areas below.

What's included?

Candidates applying for these projects may be eligible to compete for one of a number of bursaries available – some bursaries cover tuition fees only, while others pay tuition fees at the UK rate for three years plus a stipend in line with the UKRI rate (£15,609 for 2021/22).

 

Funded PhD projects

Funded

  • Open Call in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural studies

  • To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Architecture, Interiors and Urbanism postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Art and Design: History, Theory and Practice postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Digital and Creative Technologies postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Electronic Engineering postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Film and Media studies postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our History postgraduate research page.


    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Journalism, Communication and Creative Writing postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Performance, Theatre and Music postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Physics postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Politics and International Relations postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Psychology postgraduate research page.

    Funded


    To submit your own PhD proposal – or for more information about our postgraduate research degrees – please visit our Sport and Exercise Science postgraduate research page.

    How to apply

    • Select a subject area from the list above where you will find eligible project areas/projects and entry criteria.
    • Get in touch with the named project supervisor to discuss your interest before you apply. Forwarding your CV and an outline of your research idea would help speed up the process.
    • When you are ready to apply, you can use our online application form, making sure you submit all the required documentation before the application deadline. 

    Please note, to be considered for a funded PhD opportunity you must quote the project code provided in the project advert when applying.  

    Application deadline

    The deadline for completed applications is Tuesday 4 May 2021 (noon). 

    What happens next?

    Search our research degrees, or contact us with your postgrad study questions.

    Looking for our funded PhD projects for international students?

    If you’re an international (non-EEA) student, please check our Portsmouth Global PhD Scholarship information.


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