Funding and scholarships

Postgraduate funding for engineering

Centres for Doctoral Training

Grants from the UK Research Councils and other major funders support doctoral training. There are 13 engineering-related centres, where funded PhDs are available to train and equip you with the skill to tackle global challenges.

Find out more about CDTs

Postgraduate research

Funding is available for a number of PhD projects within the faculty.  Please follow the links on our PhD opportunities page

Find a PhD 

Alternatively,  there are a number of engineering research groups with PhD vacancies on offer.

Postgraduate taught

Funding opportunities for postgraduate taught courses are very limited. There is currently one studentship available:

MSc In Digital Health

Students wishing to study for a taught Masters degree need to secure the majority of their funding before beginning their studies. Most students studying taught Masters courses opt to take out a bank loan and/or use savings.

Undergraduate prizes

Top students are recognised with industry-sponsored prizes.  Use the email links below to request information.

Man working at a laptop in a library Postgraduate study loan

UK and EU students may be eligible for a Postgraduate Master's Loan (conditions apply).

How to apply

China Scholarship Council/University of Bristol PhD Scholarship

Fully funded PhD scholarships for Chinese students to carry out research at the University of Bristol.

Opportunity Bristol Masters funding

Fully-funded scholarships for UK students from Black backgrounds to undertake a research-related Master’s degree at University of Bristol.

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