Fully Funded PhD Scholarships at University of Sheffield in UK

Deadline: 24 January 2018
Open to: UK and international students
Scholarship: fully funded


The University of Sheffield is delighted to announce five fully funded Ph.D. scholarships – available to students from the UK and international students.

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School and Sheffield Technical School.


Applicants must have met the following requirements:

  • The University welcomes applications from students with excellent degrees from UK, EU or overseas institutions;
  • Minimally, applicants should hold or be about to obtain, an upper second class (2:1) degree from a UK university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized EU or overseas institution;
  • Studentships will be awarded competitively, so relevant research experience and/or Masters level degree qualifications will be significant enhancements;
  • Studentships will pay the equivalence of a standard RCUK stipend and Home, EU or overseas fees as appropriate.


 Funding will usually cover your tuition fees and provide you with a ‘stipend’ to cover your living expenses.

How to Apply?

Identify a potential project and supervisor from the departmental ‘PhD projects’ webpages above, please complete the University’s postgraduate online application form to apply. Applications for 2018/19 entry are now open; the closing date is Wednesday 24 January 2018.

For more information please visit the official website.