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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

Department of Meteorology PhD Scholarships

Department of Meteorology

  • PhD in Atmosphere, oceans and climate
  • PhD in Space weather and solar-terrestrial physics
Ongoing
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
AHRC CDA with British Museum: Early humans in Britain - Cultural adaptations from coastal to inland occupation Archaeology 31 May 2020
PhD Studentship in Mass Spectrometry: Novel applications of liquid MALDI MS for the analysis of large biomolecules School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy - Department of Chemistry  1 June 2020 
PhD Studentship: Degradable inkjet materials Chemistry 5 June 2020
AHRC CDA Studentship: Prosecuting piracy in peacetime: Crime, Empire, and the High Court of Admiralty, 1607-1618 History 21 June 2020
PhD studentship: Enhanced acorn production to regenerate native Oak woodlands in the UK Agriculture | Biology | Ecology | Environmental Science/Management | Forestry 28 June 2020
PhD studentship: The antibacterial activity of egg white Biological Sciences 30 June 2020
PhD Studentship in Environmental Science - The Impact of Anthropogenic Land-use Changes on Fire Regimes During the Holocene School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences  1 July 2020 

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

Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be advertised here in October 2020.

NERC SCENARIO Studentships

(environmental science-related areas)

Agriculture, Policy and Development
Archaeology
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geography
Environmental Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Meteorology
Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be advertised here in October/November 2020.
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 Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be advertised here in October/November 2020.
BBSRC DTP in FoodBioSystems Agriculture | Biological & Biomedical Sciences | Chemistry | Food and Nutritional Sciences | Geography and Environmental Sciences | Pharmacy Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be advertised here in October/November 2020.

University of Reading Regional PhD Bursaries

All subject areas Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be presented here in October/November 2020
Wilkie Calvert Co-Supported PhD Studentships All subject areas Currently closed for applications. Details of funding for 2021/22 entry will be advertised here in October/November 2020.

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