PhD Global Excellence Scholarships

We are delighted to offer PhD Global Excellence Scholarships for international students of outstanding academic quality applying to PhD programmes starting in Autumn 2019.

Scholarships vary by college, so please identify your research topic of interest (top right) and follow the link to the relevant college information below. 

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Scholarships available and how to apply

How many? One available

What does it cover? Full tuition fees for three years

The College of Social Sciences and International Studies (SSIS) is offering a Postgraduate Research Global Excellence Scholarship for an International applicant starting their postgraduate research degree in September 2019.  The scholarship is available for full time students only.

Please note: for successful applicants, the SSIS Global Excellence Scholarship funding will be recurrent for 3 years.

The Scholarship is available in the following subject areas within the College of Social Science and International Studies at the University of Exeter:

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How many? Two studentships

What do they cover? Full tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant for three years

The University of Exeter's College of Humanities is offering up to two PhD Global Excellence studentships (open to International students only) for candidates aiming to start in September 2019.

Exeter is a centre for world-leading research across the Humanities. Our departments are consistently placed at the top of national and international rankings.

Our PhD studentships are available to support any excellent project connecting with, or across, our disciplines:

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What is available? One full tuition fee scholarship plus 10 tuition fee reduction scholarships (up to 25%) 

Duration 3.5 years

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is offering a number of PhD Global Excellence Scholarships available for International applicants starting their postgraduate research degree in September 2019. The scholarships are available for full-time students only.

For partial tuition fee scholarships, a maximum of 25% discount is available on International tuition fees.  Where a discount on tuition fees has already been agreed with the University of Exeter via a government sponsor or other funding scheme agreement for 2019 entry, an additional Global Excellence Scholarship will be applied up to a maximum of 25% discount in total.

Scholarships are available in the following subject areas within the College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Exeter, and at all campuses:

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What is available? One full tuition fee scholarship plus 10 tuition fee reduction scholarships (up to 25%) 

Duration 3.5 years

The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences is offering a number of Postgraduate Research Global Excellence Scholarships available for International applicants starting their postgraduate research degree in September 2019. The scholarships are available for full-time students only.

For partial tuition fee scholarships, a maximum of 25% discount is available on International tuition fees. Where a discount on tuition fees has already been agreed with the University of Exeter via a government sponsor or other funding scheme agreement for 2019 entry, an additional Global Excellence Scholarship will be applied up to a maximum of 25% discount in total.

Scholarships are available in the following subject areas within the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter, and at all campuses:

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What is available?  One scholarship

What does it cover? Full tuition fees for three years

The University of Exeter Business School is offering a PhD Global Excellence Scholarship available for International applicants starting their postgraduate research degree in September 2019. The scholarship is available for full-time students only.

The scholarship is available in the following subject areas within the University of Exeter Business School, at both campuses:

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