Scholarships & funding opportunities

Strathclyde Research Studentship Scheme - Research Excellence awards (University)

Under the Strathclyde Research Studentship scheme the University awards around 70 PhD studentships annually for students commencing their postgraduate studies across all 4 Faculties; Business, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences and Science. The funds are split between Research Excellence Awards (see below), Student Excellence Awards and John Anderson Research Awards. Students successful in the 2016/17 competition will commence studies in October 2016.

The Research Excellence Awards are specific PhD projects that support the University’s strategic research ambitions.  The 'Project' tab below should be viewed for a list of current opportunities.   Each project will have individual application deadlines.

  • Number of scholarships 35
  • Value home fee and stipend
  • Opens 20 November 2015
  • Deadline 1 April 2016
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs
  • Duration 3 years


Academic qualifications

A good honours degree at first- or upper second-class level.

Project Details

Currently no projects are being advertised  - please revisit this site in May 2016 for the 2016/17 awards

Contact us

View the 'Project' tab for available opportunities where contact details for individual projects will be listed

How to apply