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Scholarships and funding for International students

Funded PhD Project Studentships
These studentships are attached to a specific research project and normally pay tuition fees and a stipend for living expenses.
Subject area
This studentship is relevant to the following area...
Project title
Development of Virtual Laboratory for Powder Processing
Chemical and Process

Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarships (LARS)
5 fully funded PhD scholarships will be available in the Faculty of Engineering. These scholarships are open to all students and will cover academic fees as well as a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate (£14,296 for session 2016/17).
Deadline: 1 June 2016.

Applicants can choose to apply for one of the projects listed below.

Project title
Subject area
Civil Engineering
Next Generation Thermal Energy Networks
Civil Engineering
Robotics sensing and surveying of infrastructure using computer vision techniques Civil Engineering
NanoTribochemical Investigation of Advanced Lubricants  Mechanical Engineering
A range of topics are available within Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Alumni Bursary
If you are a former student of the University of Leeds you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.

Partner Universities Bursaries
This is a bursary for any staff or students from the following universities studying for a postgraduate research degree within the Faculty of Engineering at Leeds: COMSATS, Mehran, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and UET Lahore. Students have to be at the above named university in the year prior to commencing their studies at Leeds.

This is an automatic bursary but you have to inform us and provide evidence that you are a student/staff member of one of the named universities. You will receive 20% off fees paid by the individual for each year of the course. If no fees paid then no bursary is awarded.

China Scholarship Council - University of Leeds
Around 15 China Scholarship Council - University of Leeds Scholarships will be available for high-quality students who are citizens or permanent residents of the People's Republic of China. Applicants must normally either be studying or working at a Chinese University. For more information and to apply visit the scholarships website. Closing date: 08 January 2016

Danang University of Technology
If you are studying at the Danang University of Technology in Vietnam and wish to undertake a PhD within the Schools of Computing, Mechanical Engineering and Electronic and Electrical Engineering please contact our graduate office as we have an agreement with this university.

The University of Leeds has a formal cooperation agreement with the Mexican Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT) which provides reduced tuition fees to CONACYT sponsored students. Leeds has been a CONACYT partner for many years and students can study at both masters and PhD level across a wide range of subject areas. For more information visit the CONACYT website:

University of Leeds
The University's postgraduate scholarships website gives you access to a searchable database of all University postgraduate research funding opportunities at Leeds. You can search according to your nationality, subject and by area of study.