Fees and Funding


Institute for Analytics and Data Science PhD Scholarship


The details
Postgraduate research (including PhD)
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Essex Business School, Essex Law School, Department of Government, School of Life Sciences, Department of Economics, Department of Sociology, Department of Language and Linguistics, School of Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, School of Health and Social Care

If you're a potential PhD student wishing to research the area of data science and analytics, take part in the globally recognised work of the University of Essex Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS) and study for a postgraduate research degree in relevant departments, you could be eligible to receive a full PhD scholarship to support you, including full tuition fee discount for three years of study, a stipend payment towards your living costs and Proficio funding towards training, conferences, and travel.

How to apply

You should apply for PhD scholarship funding separately from your online PhD study application. Your PhD scholarship funding application consists of a brief application form (.doc), including the statement addressing how your doctoral project may contribute to the globally significant work of the Institute. You should apply online for a place to study as soon as possible and no later than Friday 26 May at midnight GMT. The deadline for scholarship applications to the Director of IADS is also Friday 26 May at midnight GMT.

Full details

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, if you need to complete an application form and how you'll receive your funding.

Institute for Analytics and Data Science PhD Scholarship - Terms and conditions for 2023-2024 entry (.pdf)

If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.