Fully funded Studentships

Postgraduate Opportunities

University of Surrey

Seeing things differently is at the heart of what we do at the University of Surrey. We see things not only as they are, but as they could be. If you are considering a doctoral programme, it means that you see things differently too – yourself in a new career, growing as a person, or wanting to be part of changing the world for the better.

At Surrey we have earnt a strong reputation for ground-breaking research in the areas of health, medicine, space, environment, the digital economy, social simulation and mobile communications. We are currently home to over 1,000 postgraduate researchers, and nearly 450 supervisors, working together across 170+ research areas.

Each has joined us because they are passionate about their subject, want to discover more and have a desire to push the frontiers of knowledge in their area.

Committed to recruiting and supporting talented doctoral researchers our Doctoral College is delighted to announce applications are now open for the Doctoral College Studentship Awards 2 competition. There are a variety of funding opportunities are available to outstanding PhD candidates across a range of disciplines. Prospective PhD researchers are invited to apply for:

• Full scholarships (covers Home/EU fee and stipend of £14,777)
• Fees only scholarships for Home/EU applicants
• Fee reduction for international applicants
• Projects involving a collaborative organisation

The Doctoral College offers an outstanding research environment and is home to a supportive community that connects supervisors, doctoral researchers and research support staff across all three of the University’s faculties. It gives access to invaluable training opportunities and supports students to pursue their passion and achieve their career aspirations

To find out more about the competition and how to apply, please visit our funding webpages.

All of our subject areas are eligible to apply for the Doctoral College Studentship Awards 2 competition. To find out more about our exciting research programmes, please explore our programme listings

At Surrey, we are working towards a better tomorrow. Our research is improving global wellbeing, building sustainable cities, and connecting societies and cultures everywhere. Join us, and you could become a part of changing the world for the better.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
EU applicants (including UK)