EPSRC Scholarship


Engineering & Physical Sciences Research is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences. The topics supported are in line with those funded by the EPSRC, with priority research areas including the digital economy, energy, nanoscience and living with environmental change. Doctoral Training Awards are available for students from within the EU and UK.


To be eligible for this funding, applicants must have a ‘settled status’ in the United Kingdom and must have been an ‘ordinarily resident’ for the past three years. Further eligibility rules can be found here: https://epsrc.ukri.org/skills/students/help/eligibility/

Eligible Countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


Home tuition fees and stipend at the UKRI rate for 3.5 years.

Number of scholarships


How to apply

Applications for PhD study with the College should be submitted online by 31st January 2019. Candidates who have not identified a supervisor and outlined a project will not be considered. Applicants should state that they wish to be considered for funding in the financial section of the online application. Engineering applicants should also submit additional documentation as per details at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/phdopportunities/

For more information contact: scieng-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk