Apply to STOR-i

Applications are now open for 2019 entry. Due to demand for places, early applications are strongly encouraged.

We have fully-funded studentships available for UK and EU applicants including tax free stipend and fees – click here for more details. Exceptional overseas applicants may be considered for a limited number of funded places, and applicants with alternative sources of secured funding are welcome to apply.

Students with a strong quantitative background (i.e. expecting to hold, or already holding, a first class honours degree with substantial mathematical content, or equivalent experience at master's level) are encouraged to apply. 

Please note that due to constraints from funding agencies there are different rules for funding depending on your fee status- click here to find out more.

For details of how to apply please click here.

For any application enquiries, please email us at

Why apply to STOR-i?

Here are just some of the benefits of being part of the STOR-i programme:

  • Develop the skills required to undertake research in STOR.
  • Receive enhanced EPSRC studentships* with up to 50% more funding than most PhDs.

  • Learn how STOR is fundamental to research in many industrial and scientific applications.

  • Undertake research which makes a substantial impact on major industrial and scientific applications.

  • Collaborate directly with leading industry partners, creating real potential for rapid career progression.

  • Experience a unique, vibrant training environment at Lancaster University.

  • Be part of a learning group, co-operating and interacting with like-minded peers.

  • Develop vital transferable skills including team work, leadership and management skills.

  • Work with internationally leading researchers in STOR with an excellent track record.

  * Eligibility conditions apply.