Scholarships and funded studentships may be open for application. See below for further details and availability:
Abertay R-LINCS PhD Studentships
Abertay offers a number of fully funded studentships to exceptional graduates from around the world. These studentships offer an RCUK-equivalent stipend (approx. £14,195 for studies starting in September 2017 or Februuary 2018) and registration fees.
Successful candidates will contribute to R-LINCS (Research-Led Innovation Nodes for Contemporary Society); Abertay’s single university-wide research and knowledge exchange initiative. R-LINCS is designed to capitalise on Abertay’s experience and strengths in developing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary solutions to address societal challenges (Research Strategy).
Funded studentship titles
The following studentships are available, and details of open calls will be advertised on Abertay’s job pages and candidates must apply via this route. Shortlisted candidates for a funded studentship will typically be asked for interview at Abertay University, and will receive a decision shortly after these have been conducted
- DUE TO OPEN: PhD Studentships, including full fees and stipend. 6 fully-funded PhD studentships have been awarded to Abertay University in the areas of: mathmatical modelling, computation and visualistaion and computer games, with applications to cancer research. More details to follow soon
- CLOSED: Master by Research Studentships in Mental Health Nursing: Various areas of research focus will be considered. Candidates must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse currently working in the field in Scotland. Open for study on a full or part time basis. Closing date for applications: 8 May, for an October 2017 or February 2018 start.
- CLOSED: Master by Research Studentship: Project Title: Developing a successful food new product development tool linking affective testing (using facial electromyography) with sensory attribute selection: a Masters study. Closing date for applications: 21 May, for an October 2017 start.
- CLOSED: PhD Research Studentship: Project Title: Exploiting yeast diversity in whisky fermentations for biocatalysis of desirable flavour compounds. The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) with funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) has awarded a fully-funded PhD studentship to Abertay University in collaboration with the Scotch Whisky Research Institute (SWRI).
Previously funded studentships are listed at Studentship Archive.
DUE TO OPEN = Studentships will be advertised shortly.
OPEN = Abertay invites candidates to apply for the studentship advertised on the Jobs page.