President’s PhD Scholarships

Imperial College London is offering PhD scholarships.

President’s PhD Scholarships

President's PhD Scholar, Darshan Shah in a lab

The President’s PhD Scholarships offer an outstanding opportunity for potential PhD students.

2021-22 academic year

If you are a high performing undergraduate or Master’s student and have a strong desire to undertake a PhD programme at a world-class research institution, you could be selected to receive full tuition fees and a generous stipend for a PhD place at Imperial College London. The President’s PhD Scholarships aims to provide up to 50 research students with great potential the opportunity to work within their chosen research field with the support of an excellent supervisor.

Opportunities for PhD funding via this scheme are extremely competitive, with higher than usual eligibility requirements. Previous successful recipients of the scholarship demonstrate outstanding academic performance, often achieving grades of 85% or higher in their degree(s) and ranking highly in their class, as well as showing promising research potential.

The earliest start date for funded places is 1 August 2021, the latest start date is 1 November 2021.


Successful candidates will receive the following financial support for up to 3.5 years:

  • Full funding for tuition fees
  • A stipend of £21,600 per annum to assist with living costs
  • A consumables fund of £2,000 per annum for the first 3 years of study
  • programme of bespoke opportunities and events delivered by the Graduate School

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