The University of Kent is accepting applications for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Scholarship 2022 from interested and eligible individuals.
Both local and foreign students are eligible for the EPSRC scholarship.
In September 2022, the studentship will begin. All candidates who intend to study at the university are covered by the scholarship program, which includes tuition costs and an annual maintenance stipend (£15,609 for 2022/23).
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Kent, UK
Scholarship Type: Academic Award
Host Institution(s): University of Kent, UK
Scholarship Worth: Covers tuition fees & annual maintenance grant £15,609
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (PhD)
Nationality: Domestic & International Students
University of Kent EPSRC Doctoral Scholarship | Details
A doctorate stipend (equal to the Research Councils UK National Minimum Doctoral Stipend, £15,609 2022/23 rate (2022/2023 rate to be announced) for 3.5 years, tuition fees at the home rate, and access to additional research support money are all included in these scholarships.
Kent will waive the difference between the Home and International fees if you apply as an international applicant.
Requirements for the University of Kent EPSRC Doctoral Scholarship
To be considered for an EPSRC Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Kent, you must complete the following requirements:
Students from the United States and other countries (including the European Union) are welcome to apply. Candidates must fulfill the RCUK residence standards to be classified as a Home students (see appendix B).
Residential circumstances in the United Kingdom:
- Be either a UK national (meeting UKRI resident criteria) or a foreign national (meeting UKRI residency requirements).
- Have a settled status, or
- Have a pre-arranged status (meeting residency requirement) or
- Have permission to stay or enter for an extended period of time
- Kent will waive the difference between the Home and Oversea fees if you apply as an international student (this includes EU citizens). UKRI limits the number of foreign studentships given to every cohort to 30%.
- Academic excellence and strong research potential will be required of successful applicants.
- Applicants should have a first or upper second-class honors degree in a related area, and preferably a Master’s degree or equivalent.
How to Apply for the University of Kent EPSRC Doctoral Scholarship
Students can use the University of Kent’s online application procedure to apply. Students should incorporate the following as part of the process:
- Explain why you’re doing this research and sketch out a research plan.
- Provide qualifications information/evidence.
- Two academic references are required.
- Other personal information and documentation should be provided.
Deadline for application: March 22, 2022.
For more information, go to the official website.
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