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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science (CAS) funding

Find out about Research Council funding for new doctoral students in engineering and science, and check if you are eligible.

Funding for doctoral students

If you are applying for doctoral study in engineering or science, you may be eligible for funding from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science (CAS).


The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Aerosol Science invites applications from candidates who aspire to work in a multidisciplinary field and who have an undergraduate background in any of the following areas: chemistry, physics, biological sciences, life and medical sciences, mathematics and computer science, chemical and mechanical engineering, pharmaceutical and environmental sciences. Depending on the subject area, applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class MSc or BSc honours degree, or equivalent, in an area of physical science, engineering or biological science.

Studentship value

Funding lasts for up to four years. This includes:

  • tuition fees
  • generous budget for research expenses and training
  • maintenance stipend £15,609 per annum (2021/22 rate)

Eligibility criteria

Find out if you are eligible for this award.


This award is open to all applicants (Home and International); however, in line with guidance from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the number of awards available to International students will be limited to 30% of the total.

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Application deadlines

Find out when you should submit your application.


Scheme opens: Information for 2022 entry coming soon.

Application deadline: To be confirmed.

Applications will be reviewed by the CDT recruitment panel and eligible applicants with a suitable academic background will be invited to attend an online recruitment and assessment day (date to be advised). Late applications may be considered, subject to the remaining availability of studentships.

Find out about available projects and how to apply.


About the Research Council

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish.


The Research Councils include the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). They award funding for Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT).

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