College of Science and Engineering Scholarships 2018

College of Science and Engineering Scholarships 2018

The College, which comprises seven Schools and one research institute, holds over £36 million in research income and is home to more than 700 academic staff, and around 800 PhD students working on a wide range of research projects. Research in the College ranges from the core disciplines of Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, and Psychology to interdisciplinary areas such as space, future cities, sensor systems, quantum technologies, materials, and systems biology.

We are also involved in multidisciplinary research on the societal issues such as energy and sustainability, transportation, health and ageing. There are exciting opportunities to undertake cutting-edge and innovative research in our advanced facilities, not only in established disciplined-based areas, but also in cross-cutting research themes where our core strengths are combined, such as digital economy, energy, healthcare technology, sensors and intelligent imaging, sustainable high-value manufacturing and underpinning capabilities.

Those who join our Graduate School benefit from the opportunity to work with world-leading academics in their field, an excellent transferable skills training programme, mobility scholarships and from being part of an innovative and supportive Graduate School community.

College Scholarships 2018

Our Graduate School supports future world-changers to realise their potential by providing part or fully funded scholarships for exceptional applicants in all areas of research study across the College. The College of Science and Engineering Scholarship provides an annual stipend in-line with the Research Council rate (currently £14,553) and tuition fees. 

How to Apply: New postgraduate research students should indicate that they wish to be considered for the College of Science and Engineering Scholarships on their application to do postgraduate research at the University. The online application system can be found here.

PhD applications should be submitted by 31st January 2018 for students within Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physics & Astronomy.

Please note that the School of Psychology is no longer accepting applications, and the School of Geography are not awarding College scholarships in 2018 but will be advertising specific funding opportunities later in the year.

Candidates who have not identified a supervisor and outlined a project will not be considered. 

Existing PGR students should email if they wish to be considered for the College Scholarships. Please note that current students will be considered at the Schools’ discretion.

If you have further questions, please email We wish you the best of luck in your application.

Deadline: 31 January 2018 (12 January 2018 for Psychology students)

Start Date: 1 October 2018