University of Bristol Postgraduate Research Scholarships - Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering is pleased to offer 22 fully funded PhD scholarships in support of the brightest students from across the globe. You will have the opportunity to complete your PhD programme under the supervision of our internationally recognised and respected researchers.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across the world and from minority and under-represented backgrounds. All applications, whether requiring home or overseas fees, will receive equal consideration.

We particularly encourage applications for research projects that align with (but are not limited to) the following themes:

  • Health and Life
  • Transport and Infrastructure
  • Energy and Environment
  • Networks and Security
  • AI and Data Science
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Robotics and Autonomy
  • HPC (High Performance Computing) and Quantum


Our PhD scholarship funding covers fees, a stipend at UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) rates (£15,609 per year in 2021/22) for living expenses and up to £2000 per year for research expenses, for up to four years.

How to apply

Information on our available programmes can be found on the Engineering prospectus pages. Eligibility criteria will be detailed within each programme document.

If you would like to be considered for the postgraduate research funding, ensure you select 'UoB scholarship' under funding source when making your application.

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