College of Science and Engineering Scholarships 2017

College of Science and Engineering Scholarships 2017

Update: the College Scholarship is currently closed to applications, but will reopen in 2018 for PhD students starting in 2018/19.

The College is home to more than 700 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 materials, nanotechnology, sensors 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.

Description:  The scholarships will support exceptional students in all areas of research study across the College. For details of these areas please see:

Applicants will 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.

Funding Notes:  Funding is available to cover tuition fees for UK/EU/International applicants, as well as paying a stipend at the Research Council rate (£14,254 for Session 2016-2017 - to be confirmed).

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:

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.

Start Date:  tba

Deadline:  tba