Closing date: Applications accepted all year round

Start date: 1 April 2020

International (non-UK/EU) candidates are invited to apply for a tuition fee reduction PhD scholarship in the Department of Chemistry, College of Science at Swansea University. The scholarship is available in the following area of research:

For more details please see here:

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

Candidates must complete and submit the following documents to the College of Science ([email protected]):

  • Academic References – all scholarship applications require two supporting references to be submitted. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline, as their references form a vital part of the evaluation process. Please either include these with your scholarship application or ask your referees to send them directly to [email protected]
  • Academic Transcripts and Degree Certificates – academic transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted along with the scholarship application by the funding deadline. We will be using these to verify your academic qualifications.
  • A recent CV
  • Candidates should use the ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ section of the application form to clearly state the field of research that interests you and explain why it particularly matches your skills and experience.

Please put ‘COS 7 CHEMISTRY SCHOLARSHIP 2019-2020’ in the email subject header.

Informal enquiries are welcome by emailing the Chemistry Admission Tutor, Professor Juan Mareque-Rivas ([email protected]).

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have a First, Upper Second Class Honours or a Master’s degree with Merit, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

For candidates whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable English Language tests. We prefer candidates to have already met the English Language requirements at the point of application, although this is not a requirement.

Funding Notes

This is a three-year partly-funded College of Science scholarship, reserved for International (non-UK/EU) candidates.

The scholarship is worth £9,000. The international tuition fees for 2019/2020 are £20,250. Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%. Successful candidates will be required to pay £11,250 per annum. Candidates may be required to pay a bench fee, which should be discussed with the potential academic supervisor. 

Funding Information

Funding applies to:

International (non-UK/EU) candidates

Application Deadline:

Applications accepted all year round

Please see our website for how to apply:
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