Research scholarships - Home or Pre/Settled fee rate

Scholarship information for Home or Pre/Settled fee rate

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Awards

The School of Informatics awards a number of EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scholarships to eligible PhD students enrolling on a full time Informatics PhD programme.

A combination of fee status and residency criteria apply in order for students with Home and Pre/Settled fee rate status to be eligible for this type of funding. The awards include full funding, consisting of programme tuition fees and stipend at the rate set by UKRI to cover living expenses.

Allocation of these scholarships is managed by the Informatics Graduate School and decisions are usually made between January and March each year, for entry in September.

Eligible applicants will be considered automatically for these awards as part of the School’s PGR selection process.

Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards must submit a PhD programme application via the EUCLID application portal by the second round application deadline (usually end of January). 


Industrial CASE – EPSRC studentships/ Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

The Industrial CASE – EPSRC/KTP schemes provide funding for PhD students conducting industrially-relevant research.

Projects are arranged between businesses/related organisations and academic partners of their choice. A co-supervisor and a financial contribution are provided by the business, and the selected student is required to complete a placement of at least 3 months over their PhD period.

Alan Turing Institute – Enrichment Scheme Awards

(for on programme PhD students)

This scheme is designed for PhD students looking to enhance and broaden their research within the Turing community and offers two options, an in-person Placement award or a remote Community award. Please discuss with your supervisor before you apply for the Alan Turing Enrichment Scheme.

ATI Scholarships



IBM PhD Fellowships

(for on programme PhD students)

IBM runs an international competition for these fellowships. Students must already be enrolled for PhD study to be eligible.

The highly competitive IBM PhD Fellowship Awards provide funding for PhD students in the final years of their PhD programme. Students should be nominated by an academic member of staff in response to published programme announcements, so please discuss with your supervisor.

IBM PhD Fellowship Awards

Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows

(for on programme PhD students)

Microsoft runs a global, open call for proposals targeting a specific set of research challenges. The details of the programme vary by research challenge.

Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows

Google PhD Fellowships

(for on programme PhD students)

Applicants for these fellowships are nominated by the University during a determined application window. The details of each Fellowship vary by region. A call for nominations is made directly to supervisors by the School and students cannot apply directly to Google.

Google PhD fellowships

Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship

(for on programme PhD students)

This scheme is offered by Google in partnership with EmployAbility In order to be eligible to apply students must have or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability.

Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship

Application link via EmployAbility

Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD Fellowship

(for on programme PhD students)

This fellowship programme was created as part of the Apple Scholars program to support the work of outstanding PhD students from around the world, who are pursuing cutting edge research in machine learning and artificial intelligence. The fellowship award includes a monetary gift, mentorship, and potential internship opportunities. Applicants for these fellowships are nominated by the University upon invitation.

Apple AI/ML Fellowship