Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Research Excellence

   
   

Start your research career at Nottingham

The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for Research Excellence are significant funding opportunities available across a variety of subject areas at Nottingham. Each award has a different application process and deadline.

We can help get your research off the ground. Securing funding is just the beginning of your journey. 

Each scholarship has a link for more information, but if you can't find what you're looking for please get in touch with us and make an enquiry.

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Search for a scholarship by entering a keyword, such as your subject area or the scholarship title in the box below. To search based on your fee status, state whether you are a home (UK), EU or international applicant in the search box. Please check the eligibility criteria for individual scholarships carefully before applying. 

 


ScholarshipSchool/FacultyWho is Eligible to ApplyDurationAmountDeadline
Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS) PhD studentship Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Home/EU/international 3 years Home tuition fees and a £7,000 per year stipend   Please contact the school for details. 
Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS) MA studentship Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Home/EU/international 1 year Studentships include home fees-only awards, and home-fees plus stipend awards Please contact the school for details. 
John Robinson Studentship Department of History Home/EU/international 3 years In line with full time Research Councils UK (RCUK) fees and stipend Please contact the provider for details. 
Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies Studentship Department of History Home/EU/international 3 years In line with full time Research Councils UK (RCUK) fees and stipend Please contact the provider for details. 
Alan Richardson Scholarship Department of Theology and Religious Studies Home/EU 3 Years Current tuition fee level Please contact the provider for details. 
Memorial Scholarship in Hebrew Studies Department of Theology and Religious Studies Home 1 year Please contact the provider for details. Applications are now closed for 2016/17. Please contact the department for details of future scholarships.
Henry Thomas Mitchell Vocal Scholarship Department of Music Home/EU/international 1/2years In line with what funds are available in any given year. Please contact the provider for details. 
School of Humanities Studentship School of Humanities - archaeology, classics, history, history of art, music, philosophy, theology and religious studies Home/EU 3 years In line with full time Research Councils UK (RCUK) fees and stipend Please contact the school for details. 
Fully funded PhD Studentships School of Computer Science Home/EU 3 years £19,765 Please contact the school for details.  
Synthetic Biology Research Centre Studentships Life Sciences - biomedical sciences, genetics, molecular medical sciences Home/EU/international 4 years Research Councils UK (RCUK) equivalent Please contact the provider for details.
General Life Sciences - biomedical sciences, genetics, molecular medical sciences Home/EU/international 3 years Research Councils UK (RCUK) equivalent Please contact the provider for details.
Postgraduate research home/EU tuition fee scholarship School of English Home/EU/international 3 years £4,110 Please contact the school of details. 
Sir Francis Hill Graduate School - awards in social sciences and arts Home/EU 3 years Follows Research Councils UK (RCUK) rates without enhancements and RTSG Please contact the provider for details. 
CASE Conversion Graduate School - awards in science and engineering Home/EU/international 4 years Research Councils UK (RCUK) rates with £8k enhancement/top up from industrial partner plus RTSG Closed for applications. Please contact the provider for details. 
China Scholarship Council Research Excellence Scholarship International Office International 3 years Full tuition fee and stipend 24/02/2017
Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence (International) International Office International 3 years Full tuition fee 10/03/2017
Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Research Excellence (European Union) International Office EU 3 years Please contact the provider for details. 05/05/2017
Faculty of Engineering Research Excellence PhD Scholarship International Office International 3 years Full tuition fees and stipend 10/03/2017
Quantum Technologies School of Physics and Astronomy Home 4 years £18,665 Applications accepted all year.
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) School of Physics and Astronomy Home 42 months £18,665 Applications accepted all year.
MRC School of Physics and Astronomy Home 42 months £18,665 Applications accepted all year.
School of Geography studentship School of Geography Home/EU/international 3 years As per Research Councils UK (RCUK) funding Please contact the school for details. 
School of Education Studentship School of Education Home/EU/international 3 years Research Councils UK (RCUK) stipend rate Will run alongside ESRC DTC process.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research PhD Studentship School of Medicine, Division of Primary Care Please contact the provider for details 3/4 years Please contact the provider for details 06/01/17 (midday)
School of Law Scholarship School of Law Home/EU/international 3 years The amount awarded varies depending on individual circumstances. Please contact the provider for details. Any application submitted before 31 January in each year will automatically be considered for a School of Law scholarship.
Sponsored studentships through the School of Biosciences School of Biosciences 

Home/EU/international

(Only offer holders with matched funding will be considered for a School scholarship)

Please contact your potential supervisor to discuss details Variable, but usually only awarded on a matched funding basis Available on an ongoing basis. Please contact your potential supervisor to discuss making an application
Fully funded PhD Studentships School of Mathematical Sciences Home/EU 3 years In line with full-time Research Councils UK (RCUK) fees and stipend Available on an ongoing basis. Please contact the provider for details.
Business School Scholarships Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) Home/EU/international 3 years Full fees plus stipend  October 2016 - June 2017. 

 

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