City, University of London's recent REF 2014 results show a marked increase in the quality of our research output, with over 75% of our submissions rated as being world-leading or internationally excellent. Our Schools aim to build on the success of City's 2014 REF and may offer studentships to a limited number of outstanding research students. To find out if you might be eligible, or if funding is available, please contact the School, Department or Research Centre in which you hope to study in order to discuss your research proposal and establish whether you can be supported.
School of Arts and Social Sciences Studentships
The School of Arts and Social Sciences at City, University of London, is offering seven full-time, three-year doctoral studentships for 2019/20 entry. Applications are invited from exceptional UK, EU, and international graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research within any of the School's departments.
Application Deadline: 20th January 2019
School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering
Closing date: March 15th 2019. Note that scholarships may be offered before this date as applications are received and considered. We encourage you to apply as soon as you are able.
The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City, University of London is offering 14 full-time, three-year doctoral studentships for 2019/20 entry. Applications are invited from exceptional and ambitious graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research in any of the School's key research areas.
The School is investing in academic excellence following its success in the REF 2014 which highlighted the world class quality of its research.
The City Law School
The City Law School is offering two full-time, three-year doctoral studentships (entry in September 2019). We invite applications from exceptional and ambitious graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research in any of the School's key research areas.
Application deadline: Thursday 11th April
Due to system maintenance the application to the PhD Studentship will be unavailable between the 5th and 8th of April. In response the Law School has extended the deadline to Thursday 11 April 2019.
The Worshipful Company of Saddlers' Studentship
Where eligible, PhD applicants to the department of Psychology may apply for the following fee-waiver studentship.
The Worshipful Company of Saddlers will fund one studentship in interdisciplinary psychology (e.g. autism and health; counselling and health; decision making and economics; memory and law; brain processes and cognition; nutrition and health behaviours; mathematical psychology) for up to a maximum of four years commencing 2018/19.
Criteria for the Studentship:
- Academic excellence
- Home student status (this criterion reflects historical under-recruitment from this demographic within the department)
- Financial need
- The recipient must be prepared to attend thank you events organised by the Worshipful Company of Saddlers and City, University of London;
- The recipient must be prepared to submit an annual report to pre-agreed timescales detailing the progress of his/her work.
Details: £4,500 per annum for up to a maximum of four years offset against tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 14th May 2018
Please follow the standard application procedure, but indicate near the top of the research proposal that you wish to be considered for this fee-waiver studentship, and include a paragraph that specifically addresses the criteria listed above.