We are pleased to announce the availability of fully-funded fee scholarships for outstanding PhD applicants starting in 2021.These scholarships are aimed at high-calibre students who wish to pursue a research career in academia, government, research organisations, or in business.
The scholarships are available to students from all nationalities and cover both home and international student tuition fees with an additional maintenance allowance of £15,600pa for 3 years.
The deadline for PhD scholarship application is 17:00 (GMT) on 1 August 2021.
PhD scholarship applications are now being accepted for study in the following research centres:
Applicants can view a list of topics that have been suggested by potential supervisors below, although we also encourage topics in other areas linked to these research centres.
How to apply
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact members of the research centres about their research topic and to seek their advice on developing the proposal they wish to submit. The full proposal (max. 2000 words) for submission is then submitted along with (1) a University Postgraduate Application Form; and (2) a current c.v. – max 2 pages.
For more information on the application process click here
PhD students in the School work within a high-quality, research active environment. Durham University is ranked in the Top 6 in all three major UK university league tables and the School holds triple accreditation which places it in the top 1% of business schools globally.
Our PhD students enjoy close supervision by internationally renowned staff that specialise in their research topic, and have access to a wide range of advanced research training courses, some of which is provided in coordination with the ESRC-funded NINE Doctoral Training Partnership (NINEDTP). Students also participate in a large number of research centre and departmental activities, such as seminar series, workshops and conferences.