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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 

Apply for a loan of up to £25,700 for a 2019/20 start, or  up to £26,445 for a 2020/21 start

  • All subject areas
  • Applicants from the UK/EU
  • Full or part-time study
 Ongoing
PhD Studentship: The Fourth Agricultural Revolution: How Can We Ensure that Innovation is Responsible? School of Agriculture, Policy and Development 4 November 2019
PhD Studentship: Understanding Farmers Burn Practices and How They Change in Northern Mozambique School of Agriculture, Policy and Development 15 November 2019 
PhD Studentship in Crop Science - Understanding Protein Impact on Soft Wheat Flour Functionality: Identification of Protein Markers for Soft Wheat Breeding School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

Until a suitable candidate is found

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 SSW 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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