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Scholarships and funding


Scholarships and funding for UK/EU 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
Robotic exploration of high pressure live gas pipes Mechanical
Methodologies for chemical imaging in x-ray and electron microscopes Chemical and Process
Novel encapsulation technologies Chemical and Process
Flocculated waste suspensions with acoustic backscatter Chemical and Process
Lead-free Piezoelectric Materials in collaboration with AWE plc Chemical and Process
Long-term protection to steel reinforced concrete structures Civil, Mechanical, Chemical
SUDS retrofit planning: a scalar approach to site prioritisation Civil
Biofiltration systems for optimized stormwater management in urban areas Civil
Application of computer vision techniques to national infrastructure Civil, Computing, Mechanical
Architectures and protocols aiming to reduce power consumption of ICT networks Electronic and Electrical
Bio-tribo-corrosion of joint replacements - Doctoral Training Partnership Mechanical, Electronic
Assistive Robotic Technologies - Doctoral Training Partnership Mechanical, Electronic, Computing
Lubricant influence on LSPI (low speed pre-ignition) Mechanical, Chemical
Modelling of OLED inkjet ink deposition and drying in surface structures Mechanical, Computing
Novel wear models for hip replacements Mechanical
Multi-physics model for deposition and coating of fluid onto substrate Mechanical, Computing

Centres for Doctoral Training
Our Centres for Doctoral Training aim to train tomorrow's leading researchers to address engineering and science related problems for the benefit of society. They offer 4 year funded integrated PhD studentships across a range of subjects.

We have 1 Nuclear Fission: Next Generation Nuclear studentship available:

Project title
Process optimisation of mediated electrochemical oxidation for the destruction of waste organics

Doctoral Training Grants/Partnerships
These prestigious awards are made by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Awards available within...
School of Chemical and Process Engineering 28 February 2015
School of Computing 28 February 2015
Artificial Intelligence; Applied Computing in Biology; Medicine and Health; Computational Science; Distributed Systems and Services; Algorithms and complexity - School of Computing 22 March 2015
Institute of Microwaves and Photonics - School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering 28 February 2015
Terahertz Science and Technology - School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering 28 February 2015
School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering 28 February 2015

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

University Research Scholarships
Up to 18 University Research Scholarships are available for students from the United Kingdom and other EU countries who are commencing PhD study from October 2015. The award will cover academic fees at the University of Leeds standard UK rate of fees and a maintenance grant (£13,863 in Session 2014/15) for full-time study, part-time will be pro-rata. Applicants must hold at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent undergraduate degree. For more information visit our University Research Scholarships page.
Closing date: 13 March 2015.

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.