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PhD Studentships for UK/Republic of Ireland 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/Republic of Ireland applicants

Funding for UK and Republic of Ireland 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 £26,445 for a 2020/21 start

  • All subject areas
  • Applicants from the UK
  • Applicants from the EU, starting in 2020/21 only
  • Full or part-time study
Ongoing
PhD Studentship: Assessing Current Adoption and Potential for Future Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on Irish Grassland Farms School of Agriculture, Policy and Development 2 April 2021 
PhD Studentship in Investigation of Natural Preservatives for Bakery Products School of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy - Department of Food and Nutritional Science  16 April 2021 
Wilkie Calvert Co-Supported PhD Studentships All subject areas 3 May 2021 

University of Reading Regional PhD Bursaries

All subject areas 3 May 2021
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 the 2022/23 competition will be posted here in autumn 2021.

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 the 2022/23 competition will be posted here in autumn 2021.

AHRC SSW DTP Studentships

for the Arts and Humanities

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 the 2022/23 competition will be posted here in autumn 2021.
BBSRC DTP in FoodBioSystems Agriculture | Biological & Biomedical Sciences | Chemistry | Food and Nutritional Sciences | Geography and Environmental Sciences | Pharmacy Currently closed for applications. Details of the 2022/23 competition will be posted here in autumn 2021.

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