Postgraduate

UK/EU students

MRC PhD studentships – Leeds Liverpool Newcastle Sheffield MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership

32 studentships across the partnership.

100% of UK/EU fees paid and a tax free stipend (living expenses) at the UK Research Council UK rate of £14,777 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2019/20 entry). EU candidates must have been resident in the UK for 3 years in order to receive full support.  Some students will be eligible for a fee only award (no stipend). Additional research training support funding is available.

PhD Studentship awards: ONE Planet Doctoral Training Partnership

12

Full UK/EU fees and living allowance of £14,777 (based on UKRI current rates).

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Cloud Computing for Big Data

Pending outcome of CDT 2018 call – minimum of 6.

4 years fully funded studentship (UK/EU Fees and living allowance of £14,777) plus generous travel and consumables allowance.

EPSRC Doctoral Training PhD awards: Engineering, Computing, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Natural and Environmental Sciences

14 (with further awards to be added over December and January).

Each award provides funding for a 3.5 year PhD. 100% of UK/EU tuition fees will be paid and an annual tax-free stipend (or living expenses) of £14,777 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2019/20 entry) will be provided.

PhD studentship - Pre-clinical models to study the immune - oncology of hepatocellular carcinoma

1

The award covers fees for 4 years and a stipend of £19,000 per year. Running expenses are £13,500 for 3 years and £6,750 for the 4th year, when the student will have the final 6 months for writing up their thesis.

PhD Studentship: Development of statistical methods to improve treatment monitoring in patients with chronic conditions

1

A tax-free stipend of £14,777 per year (subject to minor change) and 100% UK/EU tuition fees. 

PhD Studentship in the Institute of Neuroscience: Development and validation of gait digital outcomes as clinical endpoints in Parkinson’s disease

1

Full award covers 100% of UK/EU tuition fees and annual stipend of £15,000.

BBSRC PhD Studentships – Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) in Biosciences (agriculture, biosciences, biotechnology, bioenergy, food security)

Up to 28 studentships across the partnership (Newcastle University, University of Liverpool and Durham University)

100% of UK/EU fees paid and a tax free stipend (living expenses) at the Research Council UK rate of £14,777 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2019/20). EU candidates must have been resident in the UK for 3 years in order to receive full support. Some students will be eligible for a fee only award (no stipend).

PhD Studentship in Engineering - EPSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Mechanical Engineering – Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Combustion for Improving Efficiency and Reducing Emissions in Spark Ignition Engines

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of at least £16,000 (full award, plus top up). Also significant additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel, plus industrial visits totalling 3 months at Ricardo, UK (Shoreham-by-Sea).

PhD Electrical Engineering: An Investigation into the Effects of Mounting Multiple SR Motors on the Overall Dynamics of Vehicle Transmissions

1

100% UK/EU fees plus annual living allowance (minimum £14,777), and consumables.

The Iland Postgraduate Research Studentship Award (for research relating to themes on European culture, political thought, language and literature)

More than one Iland Research Scholarship may be made available at one time subject to the value of the endowment.

The award will provide a fully funded doctoral studentship which includes payment of tuition fees in full and a living maintenance award at the UKRI’s national rate.

IAPETUS2 NERC PhD Studentships – Geography, Natural and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Civil Engineering, Computing & Geoscience

12 PhD studentships offered across all partner institutions.

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual tax-free stipend (or living expenses) of £14,777 (subject to Research Council UK increase for 2018/19 entry). Extensive research support funding is also offered.

Business Excellence Scholarships

Partial awards of £2,500 towards the cost of tuition fees.

ESRC Northern Ireland North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) - PhD Studentships in the Social Sciences

More than 50 PhD studentships are available across the consortium of universities.

100% tuition fees and an annual stipend at the UK Research and Innovation rate, currently £14,777. EU students may be eligible for a fees-only award. Additional funding is available to cover costs of study abroad, conference attendance, fieldwork, attendance at NINE DTP cohort-building events, short-term placements and specialist skills training. ‌

PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities - AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Up to 67 PhD studentships offered across Newcastle University, Durham University, Northumbria University, Queen's University Belfast, Sunderland University, Teesside University, Ulster University and their strategic partners .

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the UK Research and Innovation rate, currently £14,777. EU students may be eligible for a fees-only award. Also, additional funding to cover other study-related costs, (study abroad, conference attendance, fieldwork etc).

PhD Studentship in Materials for chemical conversions: probing reactor beds using neutron diffraction

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate). Also additional funding to cover research costs and local, national and international travel (conferences and exchanges).

PhD Studentship in the School of Engineering - Hydrodynamic modelling of leaky barriers in channels

1

UK citizens are eligible for 100% of UK tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777. EU citizens from outside the UK are eligible for a fees only award (partial award). The funding covers a three and a half year PhD.

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan Scheme

Maximum of £25,000 (2018 entry)

Postgraduate Master’s Loan Scheme (students from England and non-UK EU countries)

Maximum of £10,609 (2018 entry)

Disabled Students' Allowances

Varies

Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate Scholarships

£2,000 tuition fee awards.

PhD Studentship in Computational Synthetic Biology – Design of synthetic genetic circuits to enhance electron transfer in bacteria for renewable energy production

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate)

PhD Studentship in Natural and Environmental Sciences – UK Space Agency (fully-funded) - The impact of aeolian abrasion on the transformation of organic matter and detectability by the ExoMars 2020 MOMA instrument (ABRADE)

1

The award is available to UK/EU applicants only. The value of the award will pay your University tuition fees for three and a half years and an annual stipend of £14,777. Includes further funding for research costs, travel (e.g. conferences) and training.

PhD Studentship in Civil Engineering - Modelling the city from the kitchen to the national grid: bringing Smart Buildings, intelligent infrastructure and pervasive IoT into a combined, secure observation and modelling system

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual stipend of £14,777 (at 2018/19 rate).   Additional travel and subsistence.

PhD studentship in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

1

A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (living allowance) at 10% above the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate (UK Research and Innovation minimum rate 2018/19 is £14,777).

BBSRC CASE PhD Studentship in Cellular Medicine - Investigation into the biochemical and biological effects of air pollution on the function of human skin and the intervention of such effects

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,777 (full award).  A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.

PhD Industrial CASE studentship in Deep Learning for Face Image Analytics

1

100% of UK tuition fees paid and an annual stipend of £14,777, plus an enhanced annual stipend of £2,000 contributed by Unilever R and D.

PhD Studentship in Cancer and Bioinformatics - Integrated analysis of the tumour microenvironment and response to immunotherapy

One

100% of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,777 

Faraday Institution Studentship: Research in the Area of the Recycling and Circular Economy of Automotive Batteries

1

Full UK/EU fees and a stipend (living allowance) of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum.

Industrial PhD Studentship in Power Systems - Unlocking Domestic Demand-side Flexibility Using Artificial Intelligence

1

100% UK/EU fees and provides a stipend in the range £14,777 to £20,000 depending on experience.

iCASE PhD in Cell and Molecular Biosciences - Studying the mechanism of PROTACs in drug discovery by high-throughput MALDI TOF mass spectrometry

1

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and annual living expenses of £14,553 (full award). A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.