Scholarships & funding opportunities

CDT in Prosthetics and Orthotics Funding

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in prosthetics and orthotics combines expertise from the University of Strathclyde, Imperial College London, the University of Salford and the University of Southampton with more than 25 global industry partners and national facilities. We have assembled a world-leading set of research organisations to address important global health challenges in the prosthetic, orthotic and wider healthcare technology sector.

Our aim is to create a new generation of highly skilled researchers who are able to deliver the technology and service innovations needed to meet the aspirations of prosthetic and orthotic users.

There are 3-4 studentships for the 2020 cohort at Strathclyde. 

  • Number of scholarships 3
  • Value Maximum value £100,000
  • Opens 20 December 2019
  • Deadline 17 May 2021
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs, Equipment and study costs
  • Duration 4 years


Applicants are normally expected to achieve either:

  • a minimum of an upper-second class honours degree from an undergraduate course in an appropriate physical or biological science, science, mathematics or engineering


  • a clinical qualification related to prosthetics, orthotics and the other relevant allied health disciplines, with additional evidence of skills in engineering and physical sciences (e.g. biomechanics, human gait)

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.