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Applying for an Evolution Education Trust PhD Studentship

Find out how to apply for PhD funding opportunities offered by the Evolution Education Trust in conjunction with the Milner Centre for Evolution.

The Evolution Education Trust supports fundamental research in the fields of evolutionary biology and genetics, as well as research into how best to deliver evolution teaching and outreach. Funded PhD positions are available at the Milner Centre for Evolution, a unique, cross-faculty research centre bridging biology, health and education at the University of Bath.

Find out more about funding from the Evolution Education Trust.

How to Apply

Identify a project or projects that interest you on our FindAPhD pages for available Evolution Education Trust PhD projects.

You are strongly encouraged to discuss projects directly with the lead supervisor before submitting your application.

Apply using the application form for the relevant PhD programme, as identified in the project advert on FindAPhD.

In the ‘Funding your studies’ section of the application form, please select ‘Milner Centre Studentship (advertised project only)’ from the first drop-down menu. In the ‘Your PhD project’ section, please quote the project title and lead supervisor’s name in the appropriate fields. Failure to complete these steps will cause a delay in processing your application and may cause you to miss the deadline.

If you decide to apply for more than one project, you should upload a separate personal statement relevant to each one.

You must provide the names and contact details of two referees (one of whom must be from your most recent place of study) who are available and willing to provide us with a reference when requested.

It is essential that your application is complete with all necessary documentation uploaded. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Find out how to apply for a PhD at Bath and about the supporting documents you need to provide.

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