Faculty of Science Scholarships, University of Sheffield, UK

University of Sheffield, UKThe Faculty of Science is the home of science at the University of Sheffield. Our seven departments span the biological sciences, chemistry, physics and mathematics, and more than 90% of our research is ranked world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

We are training a new generation of scientists dedicated to understanding ourselves,our world and its place in the universe. Our postgraduate researchers are an essential part of a vibrant, engaging and supportive research community, which we invite you to join. We are currently offering a number of fee scholarships to support excellent home, EU or overseas students wishing to study in the following areas:

Animal and Plant Sciences: Deepening human understanding of organisms and ecosystems to build a sustainable future

Biomedical Science: Leading acclaimed research to develop knowledge of medical conditions and improve treatments

Chemistry: Innovative research in the synthesis, properties and applications of molecules

Mathematics and Statistics: Exploring the length and breadth of pure and applied mathematics and statistics

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology: Applying the latest technologies to understand the molecular mechanisms that underpin life

Physics and Astronomy: Exploring the fundamental laws of the universe and developing pioneering technologies to tackle global challenges

Psychology: Investigating and understanding human behaviour and society, to satisfy the human urge to understand why

We welcome applications from students with excellent degrees from UK, EU or overseas institutions. As a minimum requirement, applicants should hold or be about to obtain, an Upper Second Class degree from a UK university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised EU or overseas institution. However, scholarships will be awarded competitively, so relevant research experience and/or Masters level degree qualifications will be significant enhancements. Scholarships may be awarded up to the full value of the appropriate fee, according to circumstance, but we encourage applications from students who already have part-funding for fees from other sources.

How to apply
Once you have identified potential projects from the departmental pages above, please contact the potential supervisor as soon as possible to discuss your fee scholarship application, then complete the University’s postgraduate online application form* to apply. Applications for 2019/20 entry are now open, the closing date is Wednesday 23 January 2019. Early applications are strongly encouraged (see below), late applications cannot be accepted.

Please note, before completing your application through Postgraduate online system:

The form is divided into two parts. Part 1 is for personal information, including English language ability, and previous education and employment. You have to complete all of the mandatory fields in this part (marked with a *) before you can go on to Part 2.

Part 2 is where you select the postgraduate research you want to apply for, you can apply for a total of three ‘standard PhD’ projects.

To be considered for Faculty of Science fee scholarship funding opportunities please select the ‘Scholarship Application’ section, where you should select ‘University of Sheffield Postgraduate Research Committee’. This section must be completed and submitted by the deadline of 5pm on 23 January 2019. To maximise your chance of success please contact the PhD supervisors you are interested in working with as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed regularly until the January deadline and early submission is strongly advised.

For more information, please visit: www.sheffield.ac.uk.

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