President’s PhD Scholarships at Imperial College London


Study in the United Kingdom (UK) on these awesome PhD Scholarships. A generous stipend for a PhD Scholarship for  high performing undergraduate or Master’s students at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships aims to  provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research
field with the support of an excellent supervisor. Opportunities for PhD funding via this scheme are extremely competitive, with higher than usual eligibility  requirements. Applicants should be confident that they are able to demonstrate outstanding academic
performance before applying for this scholarship scheme. Previous successful recipients of the scholarship have ranked highly in their class, often achieving grades of 85% or higher in their degree(s).

Scholarships Program

Field of study: Courses offered at the University

Eligibility:  All students including international students

Number of scholarships: 50
Scholarship value

  • Full funding for tuition fees
  • A stipend of £21,200 per annum to assist with living costs
  • A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study
  • A programme of be spoke opportunities and events delivered by the Graduate School
  • Scholarship period
  • Successful candidates will receive the financial support for up to 3.5 years.

Eligibility criteria
1. Applications are accepted from talented candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and
worldwide. There are no restrictions on nationality.
2. Candidates must be among the highest achievers in their undergraduate cohort, and in receipt of,
or due to receive a first class UK degree or equivalent.

3. Candidates with a standalone Master’s qualification must have achieved a distinction or, where this has yet to have been achieved, be able to provide evidence of high performance that will lead to a  distinction. They must also hold a first class UK undergraduate degree or equivalent (integrated  Masters that form part of an undergraduate degree, e.g. MEng, MSci, M.Math, are assessed by  Admissions as an undergraduate qualification when determining eligibility). Candidates with  multiple standalone Master’s qualifications must have achieved a distinction in the one most relevant to their PhD study.
4. Candidates with degrees from overseas institutions are strongly urged to determine if their
scores/grades are equivalent to the relevant eligibility criteria.
5. Prior to applying candidates must have made contact with a supervisor in an academic
department at Imperial College London who has agreed to supervise their research project.

Please note that supervisors are limited to supervise one scholar at any time. Please review
the President’s PhD Scholarships – Unavailable Supervisors page for more information. Please note: current registered Imperial PhD students are not eligible to be considered for a President’s PhD Scholarship. The scheme is only open to new PhD applications.

Application Procedure
There is not a specific scholarship application form. You should submit your application for admission to study at Imperial through our online admissions system and your department will put you forward for the  scholarship based on academic merit and potential.
1. When prompted for a personal statement you must ensure that it consists of approx. 1000 words  (maximum 2 pages) and outlines your academic and research achievements to date, explaining in brief your planned research project. The selection panel will not consider statements exceeding the
2 page limit. You may submit updated versions of this statement if required following application submission.
2. To be considered for the President’s PhD Scholarship scheme, applicants must select this option in  the funding section of the additional questions tab within the online application form.
3. You must also meet any additional application requirements stated by your department of choice.
Eligible candidates will be advanced to the next review and selection process; please see the deadlines below.

Apply Now      or Visit : Official Website 

Scholarship website

Official contact
If you have any questions regarding the scheme please contact
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7594 9014

Due date :   August (Now Open) (annually) 

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