The University of Glasgow College of Science and Engineering invites World Changers to apply for their prestigious scholarships. The University was founded in 1451 (it is the fourth oldest University in the English-speaking world) and is ranked 63nd in the world. It was the first UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall (QS World University Rankings 2015).
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, and are a broad-based, research intensive institution with a global reach. As a result, we attract scholars from 140 countries around the world.
The College of Science and Engineering, which comprises seven Schools and one research institute, holds over £130 million of research funding and is home to more than 700 PhD students working on a wide range of research projects. Research in the College ranges from the core disciplines of Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Astronomy, and Psychology to interdisciplinary areas such as materials, nanotechnology, sensors and systems biology.
We are also involved in multidisciplinary research on the societal issues such as energy and sustainability, transportation, health and ageing. There are exciting opportunities to undertake cutting-edge and innovative research in our advanced facilities, not only in established disciplined-based areas, but also in cross-cutting research themes where our core strengths are combined, such as digital economy, energy, healthcare technology, sensors and intelligent imaging, sustainable high-value manufacturing and underpinning capabilities.
The scholarships will support exceptional students in all areas of research study across the College. For details of these areas please see here.
Applicants will benefit from the opportunity to work with world-leading academics in their field, an excellent transferable skills training programme, mobility scholarships and from being part of an innovative and supportive Graduate School community.
The scholarship provides an annual stipend in-line with the Research Council rate (currently £14,296) and tuition fees and is available to home/EU or international students.
Applications should be submitted online by 31st January 2017. Candidates who do not have an identified supervisor and outline project will not be considered.
For more information about our Graduate School please see our Pocket Guide.
The College has a considerable portfolio of scholarships available – from funding to join our prestigious Centres for Doctoral Training to specific interdisciplinary project funding. Full details are available here.