Application deadline: 11 March 2022
Start date: 26 September 2022
The University of Leicester are investing £9m in 100 PhD Scholarships for entry in autumn 2022 as part of its ambition to deliver on its strategic aim to ‘nurture the next generation of researchers to become world-leaders in their field’. 25 scholarships will be distributed through the Leicester Research Institutes.
Below you will find a list of project proposals from our Research Institutes. Please be aware that not all of the proposed projects will be funded; however, it is possible to apply for up to two projects.
Select your preferred projects, make a note of the Project Ref as you will need to include this with your application, and refer to the How to Apply section below for details of how to submit your application.
- Entry requirements
- Informal enquiries
- How to apply
Studentships provide funding for 3.5 years to include:
- Tuition fees at UK rate
- Stipend at UKRI rates (currently £15,609. 2022 rates to be confirmed)
- Access to a Research Training Support Grant of up to £1,500 pa for 3 years.
International applicants applying for projects listed on this page will need to be able to fund the difference between UK and International fees for the duration of study.
Full international fees will vary depending on the project
- UK fees are yet to be confirmed, but are likely to be between £4600 and £4700 per year
- International Fees for projects based in Life Sciences and Science and Engineering will be £21,000 per year. International students would need to be able to pay fees of approximately £16,500 per year of study. Exact fee will be advised at the point of offer.
- International Fees for projects based in Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities will be £15,600 per year. International students would need to be able to pay fees of approximately £11,00 per year of study. Exact fee will be advised at the point of offer.
To apply and for more information, please visit: https://le.ac.uk/study/research-degrees/funded-opportunities/future-100-phd-ri