IAPETUS2 Doctoral Training Partnership

Diversifying Talent Scholarship Scheme

The IAPETUS2 Diversifying Talent Scholarships will be given to talented individuals with the potential to make a positive impact in environmental research. As part of the DTPs ongoing commitment to Equality Diversity and Inclusion, the DTP has introduced this Scholarship Scheme to give eligible students the chance to undertake postgraduate research degrees within one of our partner institutions.

What is on offer:

IAPETUS2 is a Doctoral Training Partnership that joins the leading research universities of Durham, Glasgow, Newcastle, St Andrews, Stirling and Heriot-Watt together with the British Geological Survey, the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and the British Antarctic Survey. It is a multidisciplinary DTP, funded and accredited by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), offering PhD students a world-class environment in which to study, encompassing:

  • A range of attractive, fully funded PhD studentships;
  • Supervision and support from academics and researchers who are world-leaders in their fields;
  • Tailored training and development programmes, leading to an accredited Postgraduate Certificate qualification and Mini-MBA in entrepreneurial skills;
  • Placement and internship opportunities with a wide range of end-users &
  • Access to a vast range of high-quality laboratories, facilities and resources across the partnership.
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Are you eligible:

To be eligible for the IAPETUS2 Diversifying Talent Scholarship Scheme, all applicants must be eligible for Home fees (please see UKRI Eligibility criteria here) and from either or both of a UK Minoritized Ethnic group or a lower socio-economic background.

For more, please see the IAPETUS2 website.

How to Apply:

Prospective students should apply directly to IAPETUS2 via the forms on our website by the DTP deadline of Friday 5th January 2024 at 12pm (GMT).

The IAPETUS2 application form is designed to provide us with the information we need to evaluate your application. We know that successful PhD students come from a wide range of backgrounds and have widely differing past experiences. By using the form, we can best evaluate your past achievements and potential for PhD research in the context of any past opportunities or barriers you may have faced. Our aim is to help you demonstrate your potential and make the best possible case for your future career in the environmental sciences.

For more on the application process, please see: www.iapetus2.ac.uk/scholarships/.

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Key Dates

Wednesday 22nd November 2023 – Online Q&A workshop for applicants

Friday 5th January 2024, 12pm – Deadline for prospective students to apply for a scholarship

Tuesday 27th - Wednesday 28th February 2024 – Interviews for shortlisted candidates

Friday 1st March 2024 – Award notifications sent to all shortlisted candidates.

IAPETUS2 Doctoral Training Partnership