The Imperial College Schrödinger Scholarship award

Find out more about the scholarship

The Schrödinger Scholarship award is open to the most outstanding students who have made an application for admission to study for a full-time PhD in the Departments of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College. Watch this short film to find out more about the award and its impact.

See below for information on how to apply

About the scheme

Eligibility Criteria

This award is open to the most outstanding students who have made an application for admission to study for a full-time PhD, starting in October 2017, in the Departments of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College. This scholarship is only open to new students, and not to students already registered for a PhD at the College.

Value of Award

This award offers a contribution of £72,000 towards maintenance and fees over the course of the studentship. The award is tenable for a maximum of three and a half years.

How to apply

Prospective PhD students should submit a PhD application through the Imperial College online application process.

Selection Process

Those who have been nominated for this award will be assessed by their prospective departments, who will make the final selection. These scholarships will be awarded to those students who have been ranked the highest based on academic merit and potential. Students’ admission application forms and references provided will be used to assess this.

Outcome of awards

Students will be advised of the outcome of their application by their department.