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EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Doctoral Training Grants
Several EPSRC Doctoral Training Grants are available for the PhD programme. Doctoral Training Grant programmes are often undertaken with an industrial partner who makes a further financial contribution to the studentship. For UK residents an EPRSC doctoral training grant covers both the fees charged by the University and a maintenance allowance. For European Union residents an EPSRC doctoral training grant covers only the fees charged by the University. Nominations for EPSRC Doctoral training grants are made by the department and are chosen from those applicants who have been made an offer of a place in the department. Note that these grants are not available to non-UK/EU students.
A H W Beck Memorial Scholarship
The A H W Beck Memorial Scholarship was founded in 1998 by his family in memory of Professor A H W (Bill) Beck (1916-1997), a distinguished alumnus and Fellow of UCL, who spent his academic career at the University of Cambridge. Further information is available on the UCL Scholarship site.
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Scholarships and Awards
Each year the IET awards a significant number of scholarships to encourage young people into the profession, to reward outstanding achievements and to assist students with postgraduate study and research. Details of the IET Postgraduate Awards may be found on the IET Postgraduate Awards web page.
Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan
Open to graduate students who are Commonwealth citizens or British protected persons resident in a Commonwealth country other than the UK. Awards are available for research or taught degree programmes and vary in length from one to three years. The value of the awards normally covers tuition fees, living expenses and travel. Further information is available from, and applications are made through, the Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in your own country (normally within your Ministry of Education). Applicants should be resident in their own country at the time of application. Further details may be found on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) website.
British Chevening Scholarships
Awards are made for research and taught programmes in a wide range of subjects. The period for which the award is made and its value varies. They are offered to able overseas graduates already established in a subject or skill, from countries with which Britain has, or is likely to develop, strong economic links. Further information can be obtained through the British Embassy, High Commission or Consulate in your own country. Further details are also available on the chevening web site.
European Union and Industrial Studentships
Academic staff also support PhD positions as part of either an industrial contract or a European Union contract. Such studentships are discussed with the applicant as part of the interviewing process.

Links to sources of funding

The UCL Graduate School maintain lists of sources of funding and entry scholarships for graduate students.


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