The esteemed University of Manchester is thrilled to extend an invitation to students globally, from any research field, to participate in the prestigious Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship Awards. This opportunity is designed for academically distinguished applicants eager to embark on postgraduate research studies at the University for the upcoming academic session.
This scholarship program, proudly presented by the Faculty of Science and Engineering, offers comprehensive funding. It encompasses the entirety of the student’s tuition fees at the international rate, an annual maintenance stipend on par with the standard rate, and a specified research training support grant each year.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Manchester, UK Scholarship Type: Fully-funded Host Institution(s): University of Manchester, UK Scholarship Value: Details on Scholarship Benefits Number of Awards: Multiple Study Level: PhD Nationality: Open to International Students
Overview of the University of Manchester Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship Awards | DETAILS
These scholarships are accessible to students of all nationalities and are applicable across diverse research domains.
They are particularly geared towards academically outstanding students who possess the determination and aspiration to engage in challenging research projects within a globally recognized research setting. The scholarship is available for studies in various fields, including but not limited to:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
- Civil Engineering
- Coatings and Ceramics
- Computer Science
- Earth and Environmental Sciences
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Environmental Sciences, Fashion Management and Marketing
- Imaging and Characterisation
- Management of Projects in Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgy and Corrosion
- Nano and Functional Materials
- Petroleum Engineering
- Physics and Astronomy
- Polymers and Composites
- Textiles and Apparel
To be eligible for the University of Manchester Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship Awards, applicants must satisfy the following criteria:
- Open to applicants of all nationalities
- Must hold an offer for a PhD program commencing in September 2024
- For those without an academic offer, contact the Faculty admissions team for guidance on submitting a PhD application before the funding deadline. Refer to the ‘useful links’ section for contact details.
- Must possess a first-class honors undergraduate degree (or international equivalent)
- Preferably have a master’s degree at merit or distinction level (or international equivalent)
- Must meet the specific English language requirements set by the Department of application
- Demonstrable track record of research engagement, which could include publications, research promotion, or research-related awards
This fully funded scholarship package includes:
- Coverage of tuition fees at the international rate
- Annual maintenance stipend equivalent to the UKRI minimum stipend rate
- A research training support grant of £1000 per annum
To apply for the Dean’s Doctoral Scholarships, candidates must be nominated by their prospective supervisors. It is crucial to apply for your chosen PhD program as early as possible and indicate your interest in the Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship in the funding section of your application.
Detailed information about research projects and the PhD application process can be found on the respective Department web pages.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2024
For more information and to apply, please visit the Official University of Manchester Scholarship Page.