PhD Opportunities At Sheffield


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Our PhD program in Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment (ACCE2) offers projects aligned with the grand challenges in environmental research.

Application for ACCE PhD projects for 2020 have now closed

How to apply

To apply for any of the studentships hosted by The University of Sheffield,  please complete an online application form

Online application
  • Please select ‘Standard PhD’ and the Name of the Department from which the title of the ACCE studentship is announced;
  • Fill in the Title of your desired project and the name(s) of the supervisors. (You can apply for more than one project to increase your chances to be nominated for an interview, but you can be interviewed for only one);
  • As a ‘Study term,’ – point out full-time or part-time PhDs depending on your wish;
  • The starting date of PhD will be the start of the next academic year- 1 st Oct 2020
  • Funding stage‘ on the form will be ‘project studentship‘.

Eligibility

The studentships are available to UK and EU nationals who meet the UK residency requirements.  Further information about eligibility you can find in RCUK Training Grant Guide.

Within equal opportunities principles and regulations, applications will be assessed in the light of a candidate’s ability to meet the required criteria. Students will be evaluated by application and by interview performance.

Funding

Fully funded for a minimum of 3.5 years, studentships cover: (i) a tax-free stipend at the standard Research Council rate of at least £15,009 per annum (subject to indexing), (ii) research costs RTSG, and (iii) tuition fees at the UK/EU rate. Studentship(s) are available to UK and EU students who meet the UK residency requirements.
Selection process: Shortlisting will take place as soon as possible after the closing date, and successful applicants will be notified promptly.