PhD Studentships

EPSRC Studentships

There are currently up to 10 fully-funded EPSRC PhD studentship awards available across Newcastle University and the University of Nottingham for UK/EU students starting in September 2020. International applicants may also apply and would be considered under the EPSRC 10% open eligibility criteria.

Sucessful applicants will receive full UK/EU fees (eligibility criteria applies to EU students) and an annual living allowance which is based on the UKRI 2020/21 rate (estimated minimum award £15,009). A substantive Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) of £18,000 to cover the costs for consumables, travel, conferences, and access to placement opportunities with industrial partners.

Applicants wishing to be considered for an EPSRC studentship at Newcastle should apply directly to Newcastle and enter GEO20-01 into the studentship code when submitting an online application. Applicants applying to Nottingham should use the code ENG1266 as part of their application (see How to apply).

Application deadline: 31st January 2020.

Industry Studentships

More information on our industry studentships will be released shortly.

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