£15,609 EPSRC PhD International Studentships in Mathematical Sciences

Written by David on January 14, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

     Nørregade 10, 1165 København, Denmark

The University of Reading’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics is pleased to offer four-year fully-funded EPSRC PhD Studentships in the Mathematical Sciences to outstanding individuals for the academic year 2022-2023.

This studentship will be given to up to two students. Both international and domestic students are eligible to apply for the studentship. The studentships grant covers up to £15,609 in stipend/maintenance at the UKRI level.

The University of Reading’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics is pleased to offer two fully supported four-year EPSRC PhD studentships in the Mathematical Sciences. Studentships are available in a variety of disciplines, including applied, numerical, and pure mathematics, as well as statistics.


About the Scholarship:

The University of Reading is a Top 30 UK university based in the South East of England, 25 minutes by train from downtown London (ranked 27th out of 84 UK universities in the QS World University Rankings, 2021). Land & Property Management, Building, Agriculture & Forestry, Aural & Oral Sciences, and Earth & Marine Sciences are all in the top ten in the UK (The Complete University Guide, 2020

Reading is proud of its innovative history, promising future, green environment, central location, thriving research hub, and cosmopolitan community.

Reading was founded in 1892 as an extension college of the University of Oxford and received its Royal Charter in 1926. Reading has educated over 150,000 students from 180 nations, with the first foreign student from Kenya arriving in 1908.

Reading is a campus university with on-campus student housing, and its gorgeous parkland campus, Whiteknights, has won the Green Flag Award for the best university green space in the UK for the ninth year in a row in 2019. The University of Reading offers a diverse range of studies, including pure and applied sciences, languages, humanities, social sciences, business, and the arts. New research feeds into instruction on a regular basis, with academic personnel working at the cutting edge of their professions.


From the moment you arrive in Reading, you can begin preparing for your future profession. Their Careers Service provides personalized counseling and guidance during your studies, as well as a variety of programs and events to assist you in finding part-time work, volunteer opportunities, and graduate positions.

This emphasis on employability helps to our graduates’ success: 94 percent of our taught postgraduates are employed or enrolled in further education within six months of graduation. More than 95% of full-time workers are in professional or management jobs (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education study, 2016/17 leavers).

The award-winning Whiteknights campus in Reading has a welcoming, community feel to it, as well as plenty of green space. It’s a place where you may meet new individuals from all around the world and form lifelong bonds.

They also have a global presence, with Henley Business School at their Greenlands campus in Henley-upon-Thames, as well as Henley Business School (South Africa) in Johannesburg and the University of Reading Malaysia in Iskandar, in addition to their Whiteknights and London Road campuses in Reading and Henley Business School at their Greenlands campus in Henley-upon-Thames. Reading has something for everyone, whether you’re a sports lover, enjoy a nice comedy club, or simply want a night out with your pals.

At the Oracle, you’ll find wonderful shopping, plenty of green places to relax in, and a wide variety of cuisine from across the world. With over 87,000 fans flocking to see some of the biggest names in music, Reading Festival is one of the most well-known music festivals in the UK.

The Madejski Stadium, which is near to the town center, also offers the thrill of a live football or rugby event. Reading FC and London Irish Rugby Club both play in the stadium, which has a capacity of over 24,000 people.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  University of Reading

Host Country(s): United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £15,609

Study Level:  Phd

Nationality: International


Scholarship Offer:

Stipend/maintenance grant from UKRI (£15,609 per year for 2021/22). Beginning in September 2022, studentships will be available.

These studentships are available on a part-time basis in addition to full-time registration, as per UKRI standards. The minimum enrollment is 50% full-time, and the studentship will be extended to reflect the part-time enrollment.



Eligibility for Scholarship 

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the scholarship

  1. Eligible Countries: British citizen students as well as international students from all countries are eligible to apply.
  2. Eligible Courses or Subjects: PhD students at the University of Reading’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics are eligible to apply.
  3. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered:
  4. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in a related subject.



The  EPSRC PhD International Studentships in Mathematical Sciences is open to all international students.


Application Procedure

  1. How to Apply: To apply for admission, you must use the online application system. Applicants must mention on their application form the project(s) they would like to work on if their application is approved.
  2. Documents to Support Your Application: Students must submit the following documents to the university:
  3. Transcripts of all degree programs in their entirety
  4. Names and contact information for two academic or professional references
  5. Purpose statement
  6. A photocopied copy of your passport (for international students)
  7. Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, or a related field with a minimum 2.1 GPA.
  8. English Language Competence Tests: Students must submit results from the following English language proficiency tests:

6.5 on the IELTS


Admission deadline:

The application deadline for EPSRC PhD International Studentships in Mathematical Sciences is February 2nd, 2022



You could also apply for other United Kingdom related scholarships like

£38,000 University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarship – Scotland 2022

The University of Dundee is a public research university in Dundee, Scotland. It is a red brick university, founded as a university college in 1881 with a donation from the prominent Baxter family of textile manufacturers. The institution was, for most of its early existence, a constituent college of the University of St Andrews alongside United College and St Mary’s College.

The main campus of the university is located in Dundee’s West End which contains many of the university’s teaching and research facilities; the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee Law School, and the Dundee Dental Hospital and School.

As of 2018, Dundee is ranked within the top 300 universities in the world according to the major global rankings (ARWUQSTimes, and CWTS Leiden); placing 42nd in the CWTS Leiden Ranking, joint 272nd in the QS World University Rankings, and 201-300th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The University works closely with the Scottish Refugee Council and the University of Sanctuary in order to support students who want to pursue a Master’s program at Dundee.



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  • Must show they have refugee status (Any applicant for Taught Post Graduate courses who can verify their refugee status will be invited to apply for a Humanitarian Scholarship)
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  • The students who apply must have Refugee Status or Humanitarian Protection, as recognized by the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees

To read more : £38,000 University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarship – Scotland 2022

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