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Scholarships and funding


Scholarships and funding for UK/EU students

Funded Project Studentships
These studentships are attached to a specific research project and normally pay tuition fees and a stipend for living expenses.
Project title
Flowability Assessment of Weakly Consolidated Powders
Multi-physics model for deposition and coating of fluid onto substrate
Enhancing the reliability of knee replacements
Advanced Spark-Ignition Engine Thermodynamic Analysis
Structural Integrity of Gas Distribution Network
Sensing and Actuation Technologies for Soft Surgical Robots
Lubricant influence on LSPI (low speed pre-ignition) in modern, energy efficient, gasoline engines
Particle Attrition in Circulating Fluidised Bed Reactors
Terahertz electronics and photonics
Novel wear models for hip replacements
EPSRC Doctor Training Account (DTA) award: Innovative drilling fluids
EPSRC Fully-funded PhD Studentship: The development of nanotechnologies for the diagnosis and therapy of breast cancer
Understanding long-term evolution of cement backfill
Scaling the erosion & mobilisation of highlight active simulant suspensions with impinging vertical jets, to enhance nuclear waste processing
Process optimisation of mediated electrochemical oxidation for the destruction of waste organics
CFD models of channelized geophysical flows 
Scaling the erosion & mobilisation of highlight active simulant suspensions with impinging vertical jets, to enhance nuclear waste processing
CFD in Energy  
Neural Control of Behaviour  

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.

Doctoral Training Grants
These prestigious awards are made by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Please check back later for this year's Doctoral Training Grants.

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
University Research Scholarships are available for students from the UK and other EU countries who are commencing PhD study from October 2014. Applicants must hold at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent undergraduate degree. The scholarships cover academic fees and an annual maintenance grant (£13,590 per annum in Session 2012/13 - full-time rate). For more information and to apply visit the University's scholarships website.

For 2014 and 2015 entry a total of 110 new scholarships a year will be available, made possible by an additional investment of more than £10m, supported by the University. The University of Leeds 110 Anniversary Research Scholarships include a maintenance grant and cover University fees for three years.