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School of Engineering MPhil/PhD Scholarship Scheme

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Award Details

For the 2021/22 entry, there will be up to four School of Engineering Postgraduate Scholarships to be awarded to the most outstanding MPhil/PhD applicants. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2021 will include both of the following:

  • The full payment of Home (UK) tuition fees (worth approx £4,407)
  • A tax-free maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates, £15,285 per annum.
  • Length of funding: 3.5 years.

Application Deadline

The Application deadline for this year’s competition is 31st March 2021. All supporting documents (references and transcripts) must be uploaded by this date.

  • Please note no late applications will be accepted.
  • Awards are not transferrable to other departments or disciplines.


  • Applicants for a School of Engineering Postgraduate Scholarship must be applying for a MPhil/PhD within the School beginning in October 2021;
  • Applicants must be eligible for home fees (typically UK national). EU and international students are not eligible - click here for an alternative funding source.
  • Applicants may apply to study any Engineering discipline, though it is expected that the research proposed will be in line with a research priority within the School, and therefore aligned with a School of Engineering academic member of staff.

Would you like more information about what a PhD is? Why you should or should not do a PhD? Want to hear from a current PhD student? See our School of Engineering PhD Information Video.

How to Apply - Stage 1

Apply for admission for your MPhil/PhD in Engineering in the School of Engineering - to the University for 2021/22 entry, by the deadline 31 March 2021.

Department: School of Engineering
Academic Year: 2021/22
Mode of Study: Full-time

Type of course: Postgraduate Research

Course: Engineering (MPhil/PhD) (P-H1Q2)

Read our guide to making a successful application

Stage 1: Apply for admission

How to Apply - Stage 2

Stage 2. Submit your expression of interest in this scholarship, you will need the following:

  • Your University of Warwick 7 digit ID number
  • A CV (maximum 2 pages). You may supplement this with a short statement as to how you meet the "Person and Preparedness" descriptors.
  • A Research Proposal (maximum 3 pages). You may supplement this with a short statement as to how you meet the "Project and Place" descriptors.

Stage 2: Apply for Scholarship


Essential Reading

We strongly advise that all applicants familiarise themselves with the PGR Ranking Criteria listed below, noting that it will be part of the assessment criteria used for allocating scholarships.

PGR Ranking Criteria

Further Information

Results of the School of Engineering Postgraduate Scholarship competition will be communicated through email by the end of April 2021.


School of Engineering PGR Scholarship

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The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010.