- Ongoing deadline
- Funding start date
- Friday 1 October 2021
- Number of funding places
- Country eligibility
- International (outside UK)
- Source of funding
- University of Leeds
- School of Physics and Astronomy
A highly competitive scholarship offering Academic Fee at the International Fee rate at £23,750 Please note this Scholarship is Competition-Funded, therefore, if you are successful in securing an academic offer, this does not constitute an offer of funding. The funding may be linked to a specific non-EPSRC funded project or your own research project.
<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="University's website">University's website</a>. Please state clearly that the funding you wish to be considered for is ‘School of Physics & Astronomy Fee Only Scholarship’.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University'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>
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. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.
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. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.
<p>For further information please contact Doctoral College Admissions by email: <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>, or by telephone: +44 (0)113 343 5057.</p>
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