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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 £16,062 each year (2022/23 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.

Find out more about your tuition fee status.


Application deadlines

Find out when you should submit your application.


Scheme open

This scheme is open for applications from November 2021.

Scheme closes

The application deadline is Monday 24 January at 09:00 GMT.

Late applications may be considered subject to the remaining availability of studentships. You should visit the CDT’s website or contact the CDT Administrator by emailing aerosol-science@bristol.ac.uk for more information.

Find out about available projects and how to apply.

Contact us

If you have any questions about doctoral funding, get in touch.