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PhD Scholarships in the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS)

PhD Scholarships in the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS)

Fully funded PhD scholarships are now available in the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society at Heriot Watt University.

We are a globally recognised, research-led University with a drive to create and apply knowledge for economic and societal benefit. The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society is one of the UK’s leading institutions for multidisciplinary research and teaching in areas critical to economic development and societal equity. We are committed to undertaking high value, high impact research and knowledge transfer in topics of relevance to global challenges.

Our world-class research delivers real results with far-reaching impact, as recognised in the current Research Excellence Framework, with 90% of our overall research activity in General Engineering and 70% of our overall research activity in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning confirmed as world-leading or internationally excellent. For research impact, Heriot-Watt is the top university in Scotland and 9th in the UK.

Our pioneering research is driven by leaders in their field, global pioneers in research and innovation, who are addressing global challenges and transforming lives.

PhD Scholarships in the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS)

The School is organised around six Institutes and we are delighted to announce the availability of a number of opportunities for strong candidates to study towards a PhD in each Institute:-

  • Institute for Infrastructure and Environment (IIE)
  • Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (ILES)
  • Institute of Sustainable Building Design (ISBD)
  • Institute for Social Policy, Housing, and Equalities Research (I-SPHERE)
  • Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering (IGE)
  • The Urban Institute (TUI)

Please see the School's website for full details of the projects that are available in each Institute and for information on how to apply.


To be eligible, applicants should have a first-class honours degree in a relevant subject or a 2.1 honours degree plus Masters (or equivalent). Additional criteria may apply so please check the specific project details before applying. Scholarships will be awarded by competitive merit, taking into account the academic ability of the applicant.


The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd February 2020. Applications will be reviewed throughout March and applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of April 2020. Applicants MUST be available to start the course of study in October 2020.

Further Information

Please contact the School’s Postgraduate Research team at [email protected]

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