Scholarships for PhD and MSc by Research applicants

General application process

  1. Make contact with a potential supervisor or supervisors to gain their support in the application.
  2. With your potential supervisor’s advice, make your application
    1. If you do not have funding, you can be considered for scholarship opportunities
    2. Self-funded students currently receive £600 pa for research costs, and the School Research Committee will contribute towards the costs of presenting your research at conferences.
  3. Your nominated supervisor(s) and Director of Postgraduate Research Studies assess your online application. The assessment process is likely to include an interview.
  4. If successful, you will receive an offer letter from the Faculty of Life Sciences. This is not an offer of a scholarship.
  5. If you applied for a scholarship - and are eligible - you will be included in the selection process along with other candidates. We will notify you of the outcome.
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