Applications are now open for up to 12 PhD studentships at the University of Nottingham, tackling engineering and physical sciences challenges.
Starting in October 2020, these four-year studentships are offered through cohort-based doctoral training programmes. This means that you will study alongside other PhD students and receive tailored training and support.
Successful applicants will receive a stipend (£15,285 per year for 2020/21) for up to four years. Funding will also cover your full tuition fees and a Research Training Support Grant.
Projects may include an opportunity to spend part of your PhD studying abroad. Funding is provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Apply by midnight (UK time) on Monday 4 May 2020.
Choosing the University of Nottingham will give you access to a world-leading research environment, with expert academics and high-quality facilities to develop your potential.
The University ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework. We have a track record of producing leading research that makes a real difference to the world. Our work addresses some of the major challenges facing society, the economy and the environment.
We are connected locally, nationally and globally — by completing a research programme with us, you will become part of an international network and will work with passionate academics from around the world.
Fully funded studentships are available for UK applicants.
If you are an EU applicant and can confirm that you have been resident in the UK for at least three years before October 2020, you may also be eligible for a full award. EU students who are not able to prove that they meet the residency criteria may apply for a fees only award.
You should have, or expect to obtain, a First or 2:1 in a relevant discipline. Specific subject areas specified on our website.
Find out more about the research themes and application process on our website. The deadline for completed applications, funding forms, references and transcripts is midnight (UK time) on Monday 4 May 2020.