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Funding your PhD

We have a number of opportunities available for PhD studentships ('Home' students for PhD purposes). These are part of a funding competition across the Department of Chemical Engineering. Applicants with an excellent undergraduate degree stand a good chance of being funded. These projects can also be supported by appropriate scholarships for overseas students and are available to self-funded applicants.  More details are available on the departmental website. The projects on offer are:


Other funding opportunities include:

University scholarships:

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis - applications are assessed on academic merit. Calls typically open November and close January.

University Postgraduate Research Committee (UPGRC) Scholarships 

○ Award can cover all or proportion of stipend/fees.

○ 3.5 year studentships 

Hossein Farmy Scholarships

○ Research related to mining (e.g. applications of mining waste in catalysis) 

○ 3 year studentships for UK applicants only.

China Scholarship Council 

○ 3 year studentships