Four-year PhD Studentships in Science

This scheme offers the most promising students in-depth postgraduate training at 32 programmes throughout the UK.

Scheme at a glance

Career stage:


Where your host organisation is based:

UK, Republic of Ireland

Type of researcher:


Level of funding:

Studentship stipend, fees and other costs

Duration of funding:

4 years

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply



You’re studying for a Masters or PhD.

Republic of Ireland

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.

Contact us

If you have any questions about your application, please contact the relevant university PhD programme. If you need help with our online application system, contact:

Key dates

Individual PhD programmes recruit students annually.

  • Recruitment

    Autumn each year

  • Programmes start

    October each year