PhD Global Excellence Scholarships

A number of fully-funded PhD Global Excellence Studentships are available, along with scholarships of up to £5,000, payable as a reduction of the international tuition fee for the first year of study for 2018 entry.

The award values and number of awards vary on a subject-by-subject basis.

Fully-funded scholarships in STEMM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine) are currently open for applications. Studentships in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences will open for applications in January 2018.

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible, you must fulfil the standard entry requirements for your programme of study. Details of these can be found on the Postgraduate Study pages.

Awards will be granted to the strongest applicants based on:

  • academic excellence
  • research potential
  • research proposal

Application deadline

31st January 2018

Apply now

Application is online. The link can be found at the bottom of the PhD Global Excellence Scholarships funding page or follow 'apply to study' above.

In order to apply you will need:

  •  A letter of application
  •  CV
  •  Research proposal with a supervisor agreed in principle
  •  Transcript
  •  Two references
  •  IELTS or equivalent (if from a non english speaking country)

Further information

Full information about eligibility, award value and other conditions can be found on our funding pages.

Our current PhD scholars

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