PhD Scholarships 2018/19

Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership 

The Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is a collaboration between De Montfort University and the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Warwick and Coventry. 

Ranked first in the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) doctoral training partnership (DTP2) competition, M4C will award 460 doctoral studentships between 2019 and 2023 across the eight universities for both full-time and part-time students from UK or EU, including 40 Collaborative Doctoral Awards.

Full details of the scheme including the areas of training available within DMU and how to apply are described here on our M4C web-pages.

Applications for M4C funding close at noon on Monday 14 January 2019 for 2019 entry.

Applicants need to submit an application to De Montfort University before applying for M4C funding as you will need the University Applicant ID to submit the M4C form.

Doctoral College Scholarships

Our vision at the De Montfort University (DMU) Doctoral College is one of developing the applied academics of the future. We are keen to welcome new students to our growing cohort of research students across the university, from fashion and design to pharmaceuticals, through to robotics and cyber security to art and architecture, and much more besides. We also offer a vibrant practice-based environment, whereby conceptualisation and active engagement are seen as both contributing towards the development of a chosen field.

At DMU, we are committed to research that can also benefit society, and our newly launched research strategy targets inter-disciplinary research in the areas of urban living, lifelong well-being, creativity in the digital age and social value.

DMU has a track record of research that impacts society and makes a real difference to people’s lives through improvements to health and well-being, infrastructure, creativity, economic growth, business and civil society. Our commitment to research is integral to our aim to develop our students as critical thinkers.

De Montfort University offers an exceptional research environment and is hosts to a supportive community that connects supervisors, graduate researchers and Doctoral College support staff across all four of the University’s faculties. It provides access to key training opportunities and supports students to follow their vision and beyond to achieve their career ambitions.

The deadline for submission of applications for full bursary/fees only scholarships, commencing October 2018 has now passed.

Faculty scholarships

There are currently no faculty -specific scholarships available.

Vice-Chancellor's 2020 scholarships

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