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Funding your PhD

Funded PhD opportunities will be advertised here. A department-wide funding competition for PhD students will be announced in September; please check back for specific details, or check the departmental website. Examples of possible projects (these are currently available to self-funded students) include: 


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. Previous scholarships hace included:

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

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