Postgraduate Research Scholarships - Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to offer the following fully funded PhD scholarships in support of the brightest students from across the globe. You will have the opportunity to complete your PhD programme under the supervision of our internationally recognised and respected researchers.


UoB Scholarship

EPSRC DTP Scholarship
Number of available Scholarships 12 20
Funding period 4 years 3.5 years
Stipend amount UKRI rate - £18,622 for 23/24 UKRI rate - £18,622 for 23/24
Fees Home or Overseas 30% of total cohort can be Overseas
RTSG (Research Training Support Grant) - used for consumables and conference spending. £8,000 total £3,500 total

We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across the world and from minoritised and under-represented backgrounds. All applications, whether requiring home or overseas fees, will receive equal consideration.

We particularly encourage applications for research projects that align with (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  • Health and living
  • Transport and infrastructure
  • Energy and environment
  • Networks and security
  • AI and data science
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Robotics and autonomy
  • Advanced computation and quantum technology

Available programmes

Information on our available programmes can be found on the Engineering prospectus pages. Eligibility criteria will be detailed within each programme webpage.

Application process

If you would like to be considered for the postgraduate research funding, ensure you select 'University of Bristol scholarship' for UoB scholarships, or 'Engineering and Physical Science Research Council' for EPSRC DTP scholarships under funding source when making your application.

The deadline for applications is 25 January 2024.

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