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Postgraduate Funding and Fees

Funding for the CDT in Mathematics students starting in 2021
 

  • There will be several department PhD studentships in Mathematics including around 12 EPSRC funded studentships. See below for details.
    Full fees and stipend for 4 years for those eligible for home fees (£15,285 for full time award holders in 2020/21).
    A small number of additional fully-funded studentships will be available for overseas fee payers.
     
  • Chancellor's International Scholarships
    Competitive scheme for overseas students.
    Overseas fees and stipend for 4 years (including final 6 months funding from the department). See below for details.
    Next deadline January 21, 2021.


See below for details of above and for other potential sources of funding.

Funding for MSc and PhD students in Mathematics for Real-World Systems and Modelling of Heterogeneous Systems

Funding for Mathematics students

Please note that the demand for financial assistance is high and therefore very competitive. If you are from outside the UK (and especially from outside the EU), you are strongly encouraged to also enquire about funding through your home country. For the MSc in Mathematics or Interdisciplinary Mathematics or the Master of Advanced Study in Mathematical Sciences you will need to make your own financial arrangements.

Department Awards

  • For PhD students from the UK and EU who are eligible to pay Home fees. There will be a small number of additional fully-funded studentships for overseas fee payers.
  • The full payment of academic tuition fees (worth approximately £4,480 for home fees and £19,740 for overseas fees)
  • A maintenance stipend in line with EPSRC rates ( £15,285 for full time award holders in 2020/21; new stipend for 2021/22 expected to be confirmed February 2021)
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Closing Date: None - it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible
  • See Application Information below

    EPSRC Awards

    • For PhD students from the UK and EU who are eligible to pay Home fees. There will be a small number of additional fully-funded studentships for overseas fee payers.
    • The full payment of academic tuition fees (worth approximately £4,480 for home fees and £19,740 for overseas fees)
    • A maintenance stipend in line with EPSRC rates ( £15,285 for full time award holders in 2020/21; new stipend for 2021/22 expected to be confirmed February 2021)
    • Duration: 4 years (including final 6 months funding from the department)
    • Closing Date: None - it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible.
    • See Application Information below.

    Chancellor's International Scholarships

    • Eligibility: PhD applicants who expect to be 'overseas' students for fees purposes.
    • Provides: Full payment of overseas tuition fees and a maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates (provisional £15,285 for full time award holders in 2020/21; new stipend for 2021/22 expected to be confirmed February 2021)
    • Duration: 4 years for new students (including final 6 months funding from the department).
    • For more details, see link and Application Information below.
    • Closing Date: TBA for 2021/22.

    Project Grant Studentships 

    • Each year there are a small number of PhD studentships available, for work on a particular project, funded from grants held by individual members of staff. These are advertised here as they become available.
    • Eligibility: Usually for UK and EU students, but dependent on the funder.
    • Starting and Closing Date: Dependent on the project.

    China Scholarships Council joint with University of Warwick

    • Up to 25 joint funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with China Scholarships Council.

    • Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria set out by the CSC
      (https://www.csc.edu.cn/).
    • Covers the full payment of overseas tuition fees for the duration of the CSC funding period.
    • China Scholarships Council will provide a maintenance stipend and return international airfare between the UK and China for successful applicants.
    • Closing Date: TBA for 2021.
    • For more details, see link and Application Information below.
     

    Co-tutelle PhD Scholarships

     

    Other University Scholarships

    • Information on Scholarships for Masters and PhD studies is also available from the Doctoral College.
    • The International Office also offers a range of scholarships for both MSc and PhD students.
     

    Fees for Postgraduate Degrees

    • The fees charged by the University for postgraduate degrees can be found on the University Funding pages.
    • Fees for the MSc and Master of Advanced Study are found under the heading of Taught Course Fees.
    • Fees for the PhD are found under Research Course Fees.

    Application Information [financial]

    • Applications for postgraduate courses at the University of Warwick are handled centrally. Their website provides general information on how to apply.
    • On the Source of Funding 1 web-page, you will be asked:

    "What is your likely source of funding?"

    •  Warwick Maths Studentships:

      1a. If you require funding from the Department for the Mathematics MPhil/PhD (P-G1P4) or the Interdisciplinary Mathematics MPhil/PhD (P-G1P1), please select "Studentship". Note that the application process for Department Awards and EPSRC DTP Awards is the same. All eligible, well-qualified applicants requesting funding from Warwick Maths will be considered for these awards as part of the PhD application process.

      1b. For "Name of award applied for" Please write "Warwick Maths".

      1c. "Has the scholarship or studentship been awarded?" Please click on the "No" button.

      1d. "Contact name" Please write "Maths Postgraduate Coordinator".

      1e. "Email address" Please write "postgradmaths@warwick.ac.uk"

    • University of Warwick or external Scholarships

      Students who wish to be considered for the University's highly prestigious Chancellor's International Scholarships or other University Scholarships such as the China Scholarship Council Scholarships (joint with Warwick), the above-mentioned Co-tutelle PhD Scholarships, the EU Chancellor's Scholarships or any other International Scholarship (see link for examples) should read carefully the detailed information for the scholarship.

      2a. For such University and other Scholarships, for the question "What is your likely source of funding?" please select "Scholarship"

      2b. For "Name of award applied for" Please name the Scholarship you are applying for/have applied for (e.g. Chancellor's International).

      2c. "Has the scholarship or studentship been awarded?" Please click on the "No" button (for University Scholarships) or either "Yes" or "No" depending on the particular circumstances for the external Scholarship you may have applied for/ be applying for.

      2d. "Contact name" Please write "Maths Postgraduate Coordinator".

      2e. "Email address" Please write "postgradmaths@warwick.ac.uk

    • Self, Employer and Family

      Please complete the required information as best as possible.

    Other Information

    • The Department regards teaching as a valuable part of the training of postgraduate students and specific training for teaching is provided. Under normal circumstances the Department expects EPSRC and department funded PhD students to apply to take undergraduate supervisions (small classes), support classes, and to get involved in other teaching-related activities. Those undertaking such tasks will in return receive a modest stipend.