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EPSRC Collaborative Studentships


Key facts

Friday 17 April 2020
Number of funding places
Multiple opportunities available
Country eligibility
UK and EU
Source of funding
Research council
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

A highly competitive EPSRC Studentship Award offering Academic Fee at Home/EU Fee rate, plus Maintenance of &pound;15,285 per year for 3.5 years.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible"Full description</h2>

<p>The Award can be used to fund projects that would be co-supervised across (at least) two schools within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.</p> <p><strong>Note to EU Candidates:</strong> &nbsp;To be eligible for the full award of fees and maintenance, you must&nbsp;have residency in the UK for 3 or more years prior to your start date.&nbsp;If you do not have 3 years residency in the UK, you may be eligible for a <strong>Fee Only</strong> award.</p> <p>Please note that International applicants are not eligible to apply for this funding.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="">University&rsquo;s website</a>. To be considered for this&nbsp;funding, an application should be submitted for one of the&nbsp;linked project opportunities below. Please state clearly on your PhD application&nbsp;the name of the project you wish to be considered for in the research area section, and that the funding you wish to be considered for is &ldquo;EPSRC Collaborative Studentships&rdquo;. You do not need to submit a seperate application for funding and your PhD.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University&#39;s minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Entry requirements</h2>

Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline.

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">English language requirements</h2>

The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid.

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact Doctoral College Admissions<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>&nbsp;(Engineering and Computing)<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>&nbsp;(Maths, Physics and&nbsp;Chemistry)<br /> t: +44 (0)113 343 5057.</p>

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