University of Leeds EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships for Students in UK, 2023

The University of Leeds calls for applications from international students for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Prize Fellowship for 2023.

These prestigious Fellowships aim to support you in developing your independent research and innovation career.

About the University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a Russell Group university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework through our values of integrity, equality, inclusion, community, and professionalism.

If English is not your first language, you will need to show that your English language skills are high enough to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Type

Offers are available to pursue a doctoral program.

Field of study

Fellowships are for the Faculties of Engineering, Environment, Biological Sciences and Mathematics, and Physical Sciences.

Scholarship Benefits

Salary: Grade 7 (£32,548 – £38,833 p.a., Appointments will be made at spinal point 30 (£32,548 p.a.), plus a £13,000 grant as additional funding for outreach).

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Scholarship Number

Up to two fellowships are available.

Eligible Nationality

International students


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • As an EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow, you must have A Ph.D.,  have sat their viva, or submit your thesis for examination between 1 October and 30 September 2023.
  • Been in receipt of EPSRC funding during your Ph.D., or tied to an EPSRC research grant by having received partial fees and maintenance payments from the grant (working on a piece of equipment funded by an EPSRC grant is not acceptable);
  • Experience working in a research laboratory/research environment at a postgraduate level;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with experience in reporting on research progress, such as presenting research results at meetings/conferences or publishing your research in an international peer-reviewed journal, as appropriate;
  • Good time management and planning skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure;
  • An ability to manage competing demands effectively, responsibly, and without close support;
  • proven ability to work well both individually and as part of a team;
  • A strong commitment to your continuous professional development.
  • Excellent communication skill, both written and oral, is necessary.

Application Deadline

Tuesday 14 April 2023

Application Procedure: 

You can apply for this role by submitting your application to Postgraduate Scholarships at Leeds, email: [email protected].

Your application should include:

  • An EPSRC Doctoral Prize 2023 Application Form;
  • A curriculum vitae, including full academic history, research, and publications to date;
  • Two references, one of which is from the principal Ph.D. supervisor.
  • The references must be signed and sent as pdf documents to [email protected];
  • A supporting statement with a signature from the relevant Head of the School/Institute indicating how the fellowship plans would fit with the School/Institute’s strategy. This statement must be sent as a pdf document. You can begin the application by clicking on Application Form and getting more details by clicking the Scholarship Link.

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