EPSRC Funded Studentships

Update March 2020 - The application stage for all EPSRC Funded Studentships is now closed. 
Please check back in the future for further opportunities.

We are currently advertising fully funded Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) studentships in the following areas:

  • Materials Science
  • Manufacturing the future
  • Physical Sciences
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Digital Economy

This call is open to UK Applicants only

Applicants should be of outstanding quality and exceptionally motivated.

The studentships are funded for 3 years subject to satisfactory annual performance and progression review, and will provide for tuition fees and a tax-free stipend paid monthly.

Please note that there are more projects than funded studentships available and therefore this is a competitive application process which will include an interview.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview in person or via Skype.  After interview the most outstanding applicants will be offered a studentship.

The Expression of Interest form and further details are available below

Queries about the application process are welcome and should be directed by email to pgrscholarships@hud.ac.uk.

Informal enquiries about individual projects should be directed to the lead supervisor listed for each project.

Type of Award: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

UK applicants only

First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area, please refer to the entry requirements on the specific projects being advertised
Location: Huddersfield

3 years full time research covering tuition fees and a tax free bursary (stipend) starting at £15,245 for 2020/21 and increasing in line with the EPSRC guidelines for the subsequent years.

Funded via the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Doctoral Training Programme

Duration: 3 years, Full-time plus 12 months writing up
(please note that no funding is available for the writing up period)
Closing date: 20 March 2020 (The application stage for all EPSRC Funded Studentships is now closed.  Please check back in the future for further opportunities.)
Start date: 1 October 2020

Application details

  • Complete the Expression of Interest Form
  • Provide copies of transcripts and certificates of all relevant academic and/or any professional qualifications.
  • Provide references from two individuals

Completed forms, including all relevant documents should be submitted via-email to pgrscholarships@hud.ac.uk

Please note: if you do not attach all the relevant documentation prior to the closing date of 20 March 2020 your application will not be considered.