Physics departmental graduate scholarships

Our departmental scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis using the criteria of academic merit, financial need and you must have supervisor support.


Applications are open.

You will need to provide a short statement (no more than 300 words) on why you should be considered for the scholarship. 

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Applications are open to UK, EU and overseas students:

If you have any queries about your eligibility please contact for further details.


The scholarships cover either 50% or 100% of tuition fees. Most are awarded at the 50% level.

Deadlines for applications

  • Round 1: 31 March 2019
  • Round 2: 31 May 2019
  • Round 3: 30 June 2019
  • Round 4: 31 July 2019

We assess applications in three rounds. You may submit your application during any round. Strong applications which are not successful will be reconsidered in following rounds.

Late applications will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Funded PhD studentships

Other sources of funding