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:

Postgraduate training

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


Postgraduate training

For people who have, or are about to finish, an undergraduate degree and want to go on to do a Master's or PhD.

Republic of Ireland

You're not a clinically qualified researcher.

Develop your research career

See our other postgraduate training schemes.

Key dates

Individual PhD programmes recruit students annually.

  • Recruitment

    Autumn each year

  • Programmes start

    October each year

Contact us

If you have a question about your application, contact the relevant university PhD programme.