Scholarships & funding opportunities

Strathclyde Research Studentship Scheme - Student Excellence Awards (University SEA)

The Student Excellence Awards are awarded to students with, or who are expected to obtain, a 1st class honours with an outstanding emerging academic track record, with internal and external recognition and a proven commitment to the field of study.

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 Student Excellence Awards, Research Excellence Awards and John Anderson Research Awards. Students successful in the 2020/21 competition will commence studies in October 2020.

  • Number of scholarships 35
  • Value Home/EU Fees and Stipend
  • Opens 1 November 2019
  • Deadline 31 March 2020
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs
  • Duration 3 years

Eligibility

All students (Home/EU and International) are eligible for University-funded Strathclyde Research Studentship Scheme (SRSS) awards.

Academic qualifications

Funding is provided for excellent students with at least a 2.1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent). Faculties may set a 1st class honours degree requirement.

Contact us

Applications are made by academic supervisors and, in the first instance, interested candidates should contact the department/supervisor they are interested in working with.

 

How to apply

Each Faculty or Department may set their own internal application procedures and deadlines which may be prior to the deadline listed above. As applications for SRSS REAs are made by academic supervisors, interested candidates should contact the department/supervisor they are interested in working with in the first instance. 

 

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty Deadline: Friday March 6th, 2020
Departments may have earlier deadlines
Contact: HaSS Graduate School

 

Faculty of Science
Faculty Deadline: Friday March 6th, 2020
Departments may have earlier deadlines
Please contact Science Departments directly 

 

Strathclyde Business School
Departments set individual deadlines
Please contact SBS Departments directly

 

Faculty of Engineering
Faculty Deadline: Passed
Please contact Engineering Departments directly