Science and Technology PhD Scholarships 2014
Do you have a strong desire to undertake PhD research at a world leading institution?
Scholarships in Science and Technology are aimed at exceptional students who wish to start their PhD study in October 2014. They provide full tuition fees, a generous stipend and access to a grant towards research training support. Funding is available to provide up to 75 students with the opportunity to work in their chosen field, with excellent supervision.
Successful applicants will be part of a thriving and vibrant community of postgraduate research students, across the Science and Technology faculty. The Science and Technology Graduate School offers a Research Development Programme, closely aligned with the Researcher Development Framework and puts on events that provide excellent opportunities for networking and collaborative work.
Funding & Eligibility
For faculty scholarships, the following financial support will be received:
- Full funding of tuition fees
- A stipend of £13,863 per year in line with RCUK guidelines
- Access to a Research Training Support Grant
Scholarships will run for for 3.5 years for home/eu students, and for 3 years for overseas students.
Externally funded grants are subject to different conditions, which can be outlined by the relevant department.
How to apply
We would advise that you contact your chosen department before submitting your application.
For all faculty scholarships, applications should be made via Lancaster University's online application system.
For funded studentships in the Lancaster Environment Centre please refer to the list of projects on the LEC PG pages and apply as per the instructions that accompany the project. Please note the funding eligibility criteria before applying.
For further information on the availability of scholarships and to discuss potential projects further, please contact the postgraduate coordinator in your chosen department.
Thu 30 January 2014
Lancaster Physics graduates have produced an excellent description of the use of scientific method in the search for the Higgs Boson.
Fri 27 February 2015
Congratulations to fourth year Physics student, Jorden Senior, for winning first prize for his blog entry into The Ogden Trust’s annual ‘Blogden’ competition.
Fri 20 February 2015
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark E Smith, recently visited CERN, to see the important research being conducted by Lancaster staff. Joined by Professor Peter Ratoff, Professor Roger Jones and Dr Graeme Burt who are leading CERN based projects, Professor Smith was given a VIP tour of CERN including the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) and the ATLAS Collaboration visitor centre.
Fri 20 February 2015
Lancaster University is enhancing its position as a global leader in cyber security research by agreeing links with Japan’s national ICT institute.
Wed 11 February 2015