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PhD Studentships for UK/EU applicants – University of Reading

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  • A range of funding opportunities

    Around 150 entry awards available to outstanding applicants each year

PhD Studentships for UK/EU applicants

Funding for UK and EU citizens is available from a range of sources on a competitive basis.

Follow the links to find full details regarding eligibility, available finance, application methods and closing dates. We update the information here as new funding becomes available, so check back regularly to keep up to date. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to hear when we have added new studentship opportunities.

Funding opportunity Relevant for: Application Deadline

Doctoral Loans 

 

  • All subject areas
  • Applicants from the UK/EU
  • Full or part-time study
 Ongoing
EPSRC PhD Studentships in Mathematics of Planet Earth School of Mathematical, Physical & Computational Sciences - Department of Mathematics and Statistics  Ongoing until filled
PhD Studentship in Crop Science - Understanding protein impact on soft wheat flour functionally: Identification of protein markers for soft wheat breeding School of Agriculture, Policy and Development 28 July 2019
PhD Studentship in Gut Microbiology: Evaluating the prebiotic influence of selected herbs School of Chemistry Food & Pharmacy - Food and Nutritional Sciences  30 July 2019 
PhD Studentship: Passive Cooling in Cities: a Multi-scale Modelling Approach School of the Built Environment & the Department of Meteorology 15 August 2019
PhD Studentship: New Materials for Thermal Battery Insulation School of Chemistry Food & Pharmacy - Department of Chemistry 16 August 2019 
EPSRC PhD Studentship in Neural Engineering - Preservation of Criticality in Hypoxic, Dissociated Neural Networks, Via Oestrogen Triggered Synaptic Modulation School of Biological Science 31 August 2019
Henley Business School Studentships   Business Informatics, Systems & Accounting
Finance & Capital Markets
International Business & Strategy
Leadership, Organisation & Behaviour
Marketing & Reputation
Real Estate & Planning
Various deadlines apply, some on a rolling basis. Please check individual Department websites for more details

SeNSS  Social Science Studentships

 

Agriculture, Policy and Development
Built Environment
Economics
Education
Law
Linguistics
Management and Business Studies
Politics and International Relations
Psychology
Real Estate and Planning

Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21

AHRC SWW DTP Studentships

Archaeology

Art

Classics

English Language and Literature

Film, Theatre and Television

History

History of Art

Law and Legal Studies

Modern Languages and European Studies

Philosophy

Political Studies and International Relations

Political Philosophy

Typography

Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training: Mathematics of Planet Earth Meteorology
Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
(Or closely related subjects)  
Details of any future studentship opportunities will appear here

NERC SCENARIO Studentships

(environmental science-related areas)

Agriculture, Policy and Development
Archaeology
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geography
Environmental Sciences
Maths and Statistics
Meteorology
Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21
Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative and Modelling Skills in Ecology and Evolution (QMEE)  Agriculture, Policy and Development
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geography
Environmental Sciences
Maths
Statistics 
Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21

University of Reading Regional PhD Bursaries

All subject areas Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21
Wilkie Calvert Co-Supported PhD Studentships  All subject areas Now closed for applications for 2019/20. Please check back here in Autumn 2019 for details of the studentship opportunities for 2020/21

Find a PhD

In addition to the studentship opportunities listed here, we advertise many of our pre-defined doctoral research projects (both funded and unfunded) via the FindaPhD website.

Find out whether one of these projects designed by our academics will be right for you.

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