Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Southampton – Fully Funded to UK

The University of Southampton are currently offering postgraduate research scholarships to UK and international students who wish to obtain a PhD and postgraduate research degrees at the University. Applicants would have to pick from the numerous research projects that are eligible for the scholarship.

Founded in 1952 but with a history dating back to 1862, the University of Southampton combines academic excellence with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to research, supporting a culture that engages and challenges students and staff in their pursuit of learning.

The University has a turnover of over £525 million a year, around 6,200 members of staff and over 16,000 undergraduates and over 7,600 postgraduates, based in its five campuses across the city of Southampton and one in Winchester in the south of England. In 2012, the University opened a campus in Malaysia offering students the chance to study for engineering degrees across both countries.

Southampton is one of the UK’s top research universities, with 33% of its research rated world-leading and a further 51% rated internationally-excellent in the most recent UK-wide assessment of the quality of research in UK universities. It attracts talent from across the globe with 35% of its academic staff and 29% of its students from outside the UK.

Through world-leading research and enterprise activities, Southampton connects with businesses to create real-world solutions to global issues. It works with partners around the world to offer relevant, flexible education, which trains students for jobs not even thought of.

Study Programme: Postgraduate

Eligible Countries: All Countries

Country Host: UK

Scholarship Reward: Fully funded, stipend

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship

  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a 2:1 grade or its equivalent
  • Apply for a research project from the available opportunities
  • Meet the admission criteria of the University of Southampton
  • Meet the English Language requirement of the university
  • Meet the specific criteria of the project you are applying for.

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • The University of Southampton Scholarship is a fully funded studentship for 4 years.
  • The starting stipend is £19,237 per year (tax-free).

Required Documents for Postgraduate Admission

  1. Your personal details
  2. 2 academic references from your most recent place of study
  3. An academic transcript of your undergraduate degree showing modules and marks achieved
  4. An academic transcript from your Master’s degree showing modules and marks achieved if you have already graduated
  5. Undergraduate degree certificate and Master’s degree certificate (if you have already graduated)
  6. English language qualification (if required)
  7. CV (also referred to as a resume)
  8. Personal statement

Note: Other documents will be required depending on your chosen program.

Application Process

For further information about the graduate assistantship role, kindly CLICK HERE to visit the official website

Application Deadline

Varies based on the chosen research project

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