Life Sciences

Find PhD studentships and postgraduate funding in biology, biosciences, health sciences, medicine, and psychology
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Leicester Institute for Structural and Chemical Biology and the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

4 x fully-funded 3-year PhD studentships starting late September 2019

We have a wide range of projects available to chose from - see here (.pdf)

Further details of the studentships and application process  - see here (.pdf)

For enquires please contact mcb-pgr@le.ac.uk

The funding is available to UK/EU applicants only

6th  January 2019

 

College of Life Sciences

BBSRC Midlands Innovative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)

4 Year fully funded standard Studentships  for September 2019

4 Year fully funded iCASE Studentships for September 2019

For detail of all projects and the application process please click HERE

Available to UK and EU applicants only.

Funding provides Stipend at RCUK rates and UK tuition fees for 4 years.

 

 

 

6th  January 2019

 

 

Chemistry

Genetics

Geography, Geology and the Environment

Physics and Astronomy

NCEO CENTA Projects

NERC CENTA  Funded Studentships available for September 2019

Click HERE for a list of all available projects.

Projects are also listed by subject -  click on the relevant subject heading on the left.

Click HERE for details of how to apply

We welcome applications from UK and EU students only, students from outside of the EU are not eligible. Full tuition fees and an annual stipend in line with UK Research Councils are available for UK and EU applicants who qualify for NERC awards.

Please contact CENTA if you have application enquiries.

 

21st January 2019 at 12 Noon

Available for research within:

Media and Communication

Economics

Health Sciences

Human Geography

Museum Studies

ESRC Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Programme (DTP)

DTP Open Competition Studentships for September 2019

Studentship and application information can be found HERE

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ESRC Collaborative and Joint Studentships

Projects will be listed HERE when available

ESRC Studentships are available to UK/EU applicants.

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 (23:59 GMT)

Genetics and Genome Biology

 

3 year Fully-funded PhD Studentship starting in September 2019

For details of the project and application process can be found HERE

Project title: Exploring the pathogenic roles of Rab GTPases in models of taupathy

Available for UK and EU candidates only

28 January 2019

Health Sciences

 

3 year Fully-funded PhD Studentship starting in September 2019

For details of the project and application process can be found HERE

Project title: The challenges of seeking to avoid overdiagnosis and overtreatment: exploring defensive practice

Available for UK and EU candidates only

31 January 2019
Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

3 Year Royal Society Fellowship Studentship to commence October 2019

Project: Molecular basis of hearing in Insects

For project description and application information click HERE

Supervisor  Dr Ben Warren  bw120@le.ac.uk

Funding provides a stipend at RCUK rates and fee wavier at UK/EU rates for a period of 3  years.

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

 

 

8th March 2019

Health Sciences

3 year Fully-funded PhD Studentship starting in September 2019

For details of the project and application process can be found HERE

Project title: Genetic variants associated with multiple diseases

Supervisors: Professor Martin D Tobin and Dr Nick Shrine

Available for UK and EU candidates only

 

Open until filled

Health Sciences

3 year Fully-funded PhD Studentship starting in September 2019

For details of the project and application process can be found HERE

Project title: Harnessing large-scale genomic sequencing data to understand smoking behaviour

Supervisors: Dr Chiara Batini and Professor Martin Tobin

Available for UK and EU candidates only

 

Open until filled

UK Government Doctoral Loan

Doctoral / PhD Loans Available from UK Government  from 1 August 2018 for UK/EU Nationals

The UK Government has introduced new Postgraduate Doctoral Loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018.

Full details and the application form are available from  GOV.UK  Doctoral Loan

Please make sure you read the full eligibility and residency criteria.

If you apply for a Doctoral Loan you will be able to register for your course once you have provided us with evidence that your application has been approved. Students in receipt of the Doctoral Loan are able to pay in 3 instalments instead of the standard 2, the due dates of the instalments will be in line with the dates you receive your loan payments.


Various

FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships

Gain a postgraduate scholarship in 2017 from FindAPhD.com and win your share of £12,000 on offer.

Open Until Filled

Postgraduate Loans

Masters Degree Loans - including MPhil (Master of Philosophy)

UK/EU Nationals living in England - Have you considered applying for a Postgraduate Loan to help fund your Taught Masters or MPhil study?
Please refer to Postgraduate Loans for details of the loan arrangements, eligibility and the application process.

PhD Loans (Available from 2018 for UK Nationals)

The UK Government will introduce new doctoral loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018. Full details are to be announced shortly. In the meantime please refer to the latest information available at FindAPhD.com

Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MRes) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degree programmes are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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