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Apply for a fully-funded phd

Learn more about the pre-approved and fully-funded PhD projects we offer UK/EU students

The next round of PhD scholarships open in December 2019

The final 3 of our 2018/19 PhD scholarships for UK and EU students are listed below, and the next round of scholarships across all our faculties will open in December 2019.

PhD scholarships: what is included?

The scholarships include tuition fees and a stipend for 3 years. The stipend is in line with that offered by Research Councils UK of £14,777 per annum (2018/2019 rate).

How to apply

  • Select a subject area from the list above where you will find potential project areas/projects and entry criteria.
  • Get in touch with the named project supervisor; to speed up the process, forward them your CV and an outline of your research idea too.
  • Apply online and make sure you submit all the required documentation before the application deadline, but please note: to be considered for one of the funded PhD opportunities you must quote the relevant project code in your application form.

Search fully-funded PhDs by subject area

If you’re a UK or EU student applying for a full-time PhD programme starting in October 2019, you can apply for one of our fully-funded PhD scholarships in the following subject areas:


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