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Five PhD Fellowships in Psychology

We are delighted to announce that up to five Departmental PhD Fellowships will be available for students wishing to start a PhD in October 2019.

These Fellowships pay academic fees at the Home/EU rate and a maintenance grant of at least £12,900 per annum for three years. Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to bid for additional funding of approx. £2,000 per annum for any teaching work that they undertake in the Department. International students are welcome to apply, but the academic fees will only be covered to the Home/EU rate.

One of these awards is specifically for a project supervised by Dr Henrik Singmann. Further details of this project can be found here:

Applicants should have either a good Upper Second Class degree plus a Masters Distinction OR a First Class degree in Psychology or related field. Applications should be made through the Graduate School online form:

Please specify in the finance and funding section on the form that you wish to be considered for a Departmental PhD Fellowship and also specify your proposed supervisor. In the case of the project supervised by Dr Singmann, please provide a short document (2 pages maximum) detailing why you are a suitable candidate for studying your choice of project – for example, your qualifications, interests, and relevant experience. For the remaining four Fellowships, please provide a short research proposal (5 pages maximum), including the reasons for your choice of supervisor.

Candidates who wish to apply for the pathway-specific ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership studentships and/or the Chancellor’s International Scholarship using the same application should take into consideration that these scholarships have different closing dates. The closing date for the ESRC DTP studentships is on 22 January 2019, and that for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship is 18 January 2019. Further particulars about their submission requirements and procedures can be found on their respective webpages.

About the Department of Psychology and Warwick University

The Department of Psychology at Warwick was founded in 1974. The Department’s mission is to undertake cutting-edge, impactful research and to educate our students in the scientific study of the human mind, brain and behaviour. Our particular strengths lie in behavioural science, lifespan health and wellbeing, and language and learning.

Warwick University is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. For further information about the University of Warwick, please read our University Further Particulars. Further details about the Department can be found at: If you have further questions, email your proposed supervisor directly. If you have a general question about the application process, email the postgraduate admissions tutor ( ).

Psychology Fellowships Closing date: 3 February 2019