Application Deadlines

  • NERC SSCP DTP - 6 January 2020: More info
  • Departmental Scholarships (EPSRC, STFC) - 6 January 2020
  • President's PhD Scholarships - Various deadlines 
  • CSC, Lee, Ann Seagrim and Beit - 24 January 2020 - Further information 
  • No Hans Rausing available any more

Note that some scholarships have specific deadlines. A list of deadlines for the academic year is posted as soon as deadlines are known (usually October/November).

Students applying for departmental scholarships:

Departmental scholarships are awarded in February, with an application deadline in early January.

  • Read about each of the departmental/scholarship projects and find one of interest or suggest your own in consultation with your prospective supervisor; contact the prospective supervisor to make an informal application
  • If the supervisor is prepared to consider your application further, then proceed to submit an  Imperial College online application.
  • Imperial acknowledges receipt of application.
  • Application sent to department for consideration by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to a scholarship interview in February.
  • Applicants will be notified of outcome by April.
  • If successful, a scholarship offer letter will be sent by e-mail followed by a conditional offer via the student e-service.
Students applying for doctoral training programmes:

Please check the website for the specific DTP for the application procedure.

Students applying for a college scholarship:

Please review available scholarships and deadlines via the Imperial College scholarship tool

  • Contact the supervisor to make an informal application
  • If the supervisor is prepared to consider your application further, then proceed to submit an IC online application indicating the scholarship for which you wish to make an application
  • College acknowledges receipt of application
  • Application sent to department for consideration by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Applicant will be interviewed (by Skype/phone, if necessary) by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • If successful, a conditional offer will be sent to applicant by e-mail
Students applying for a studentship linked to a funded research project:
  • Contact the prospective supervisor to make an informal application for the funded research project
  • If the supervisor is prepared to consider your application further, then proceed to submit an IC online application
  • College acknowledges receipt of application
  • Application sent to department for consideration by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Applicant will be interviewed (by Skype/phone, if necessary) by prospective supervisor and member of Postgraduate Studies Committee
  • If successful, a conditional offer will be sent to applicant by e-mail
 Students who are applying for a project who have their own funding:
  • Read about each of the departmental projects and find one of interest or suggest your own; contact the prospective supervisor to make an informal application
  • If the supervisor is prepared to consider your application further, then proceed to submit an IC online application
  • College acknowledges receipt of application .
  • Application sent to department for consideration by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Applicant will be interviewed (by Skype/phone, if necessary) by prospective supervisor and member of Postgraduate Studies Committee
  •  If application is accepted, a conditional offer will be sent to the applicant by e-mail

Students applying for a studentship linked to a funded research project:

  • Contact the prospective supervisor to make an informal application for the funded research project
  • If the supervisor is prepared to consider your application further, then proceed to submit an IC online application
  • College acknowledges receipt of application
  • Application sent to department for consideration by prospective supervisor and Director of Postgraduate Studies
  • Applicant will be interviewed (by Skype/phone, if necessary) by prospective supervisor and member of Postgraduate Studies Committee
  • If successful, a conditional offer will be sent to applicant by e-mail