Swansea University Offers Fully Funded Rothamsted Swansea PhD Studentship in UK, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

The studentship is fully funded that will cover a stipend of £15,009 per annum for the academic year 2019-2020. In addition to this, it also covers research and training costs, UK/EU tuition fees and provides additional funds to support fieldwork, conferences and a 3-month internship.

Highly motivated candidates are welcoming to apply for the Fully Funded Rothamsted Swansea PhD Studentship funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). The studentship is available to UK and EU students.

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Host College/University:

The university offers a huge range of subjects and courses. It provides the accommodation space with the outstanding teaching facilities and personality development guides for its applicants.

Founded in 1920, Swansea University was recognized as the University of Wales, Swansea. It is a public research university which has 7 colleges spread across its two campuses. Also, it is the third-largest university in Wales.

Degree level:

PhD degree program.

Field of Study:

The grant is awarded in the subject area of Plant developmental genetics, Biology.

Scholarship Award: 

 A fully funded four-year SWBio DTP studentship will cover:

  • A stipend (at the standard UKRI rate; £15,009 per annum for 2019-2020).
  • Research and training costs.
  • UK/EU tuition fees (at the standard UKRI rate).
  • Additional funds to support fieldwork, conferences and a 3-month internship.


Applicants from UK and EU are eligible to apply for the opportunity.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria are as follows;

  • Must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a First or Upper Second Class UK Honours degree, or the equivalent qualifications gained outside the UK, in an appropriate area of science or technology.
  • Applicants with a Lower Second Class degree will be considered if they also have a Master’s degree or have significant relevant non-academic experience.

Applying procedure Instructions:

The following application guidance is intended for candidates who wish to apply for the scholarships:

  • applicants first have to complete the application form and after then they have to submit the referee form.
  • All applications should include a fully completed application form, CV, a transcript of module marks and two references.
  • For taking admission, a minimum of a grade B in A-level Maths or equivalent qualification or experience is required.
  • If English is not your first language then you must submit a copy of a recent English language test certificate or provide details of when you are going to take the test.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

December 2, 2019.

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