These scholarships enable excellent candidates to work with leading academics in research areas that are at the heart of the greatest global challenges and opportunities of our time.
Research with Impact PhD Scholarships
Our generous community supports the leaders of tomorrow to research global challenges through philanthropic gifts funding doctoral scholarships
Each scholarship provides funding for up to four years. This includes:
- Tuition fees at the home rate
- Training support fund of £5000 each year (2024/25)
- Maintenance Stipend at the UKRI minimum rate
If you are an international student and in receipt of this scholarship, you will receive a fee waiver on top of your scholarship. Find out more about your tuition fee status.
Additional funds for childcare can be considered as part of the scholarship. If these funds are required, please state so in your application and the Doctoral College will contact you if you are successful in receiving an offer. Any request for childcare funds will not be considered as part of the selection process.
These scholarships are intended to support academically excellent applicants, so you must also meet our minimum academic entry requirements of a UK undergraduate degree 2:1 or higher, or international equivalent, and be able to meet the English language entry requirement before your start date.
Some of the scholarships have specific requirements, which will be detailed in application details of that scholarship.
For PhDs starting in the 2024/25 Academic year, we have the following scholarships available:
- The Ko PhD Scholarship supporting research on future energy systems
- The Hughes PhD Scholarships supporting research on Sustainability
- The Sir Julian Horn-Smith Scholarship supporting research in Management
- The Norland PhD Scholarship supporting research on Infant and Toddler Development
- The David Parkin Scholarship supporting candidates from the Americas
Links to the application information will be added when the scholarships are open for applications.