Full tuition fee Research Excellence PhD Scholarships (Engineering)

Full research excellence PhD scholarships in Engineering at the University of Nottingham

Full tuition fee Research Excellence PhD Scholarships (Engineering)

Deadline: March 10, 2017 (12 midday, UK time)


Faculty of Engineering Research Excellence PhD Scholarship

Do you want to be part of a world-leading community?

This highly competitive scholarship is to recognise and reward applications from outstanding international students registering on Engineering research degree programmes in 2017:

·         12 full tuition fee scholarships plus a stipend of £1,015 per month for a three-year full-time PhD research degree programme


ALSO SEE: (Application open) Doctoral scholarships from the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Germany


Who is eligible to apply?

We are looking for applications from exceptional students who are seriously committed to pushing the boundaries of engineering, students who are excited about the prospect of working with some of the world’s leading researchers and who aspire to be the best in their profession. The high value of this award reflects the University’s aim to attract the best students from around the world and to support them during their study.


ALSO SEE: 2017 Laureate Global Fellowship (youthactionnet.org)


You can apply for this scholarship if you:

  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
  • already hold an offer to start a full-time PhD research degree programme at our Nottingham campus with a start date that falls between 01 October 2017 and 01 February 2018 (inclusive) in the Faculty of Engineering AND
  • have a first-class undergraduate degree or an MSc with distinction in a relevant subject; work experience, journal papers published and other esteem indicators (prizes, top-in-class etc.) will be considered


ALSO SEE: Special Research Fund for Doctoral Scholarships for Candidates from Developing Countries


It is important that you state on your scholarship application the specific topic you are interested in researching and why. Applications listing broad fields of research eg ‘civil engineering’ or ‘mechanical engineering’ rarely get supported.


These scholarships are for 3 years of a research programme and are subject to satisfactory progress each year.


ALSO SEE: Commonwealth Scholarships for MSc. in Agricultural, Environmental, Climate Change, Engineering courses & others


Find out more


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