Fees and Funding


Life Sciences PhD Scholarship


The details
Postgraduate research
School of Life Sciences

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Essex, jointly funded by Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm Limited (KOWL), is offering one PhD research Scholarship for a student to participate in a project developing novel chemical tools to assign salmon origin and assess potential impacts of Scottish offshore windfarms along migratory corridors.

The successful applicant will receive a full PhD scholarship, including full tuition fee discount for three and a half years of study, Bench fees fully covered, a UKRI standard rate stipend payment towards your living costs and Proficio funding towards training, conferences, and travel.

How to apply

Email anna.sturrock@essex.ac.uk by Friday 21 July 2023 detailing the title of the project and attaching the following documents -

  • CV
  • Cover Letter

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview via zoom in the first week of August.

Find out more about postgraduate research at the University of Essex.

Full details

Please read the full terms and conditions for your entry year before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, how you'll receive your funding and whether this award can be combined with others or not.