Scholarship overview

  • Degree level

    Postgraduate doctoral

  • Value

    A contribution of £75,000 towards fees over a duration of 3.5 years (and maintenance for Home fee status students)

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status

    Home, Overseas

  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline


  • Additional information

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Chemistry
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Eligibility criteria

The award is open to the most outstanding students (Home or Overseas Fees Status) who have made an application for admission to study for a full-time PhD in the Departments of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Physics, This scholarship is only open to new students, and not students already registered for a PhD at the College.

Please note: This scholarship is not available to continuing students.

Application process

Students cannot apply direct to the scholarship, they must be nominated by their department.

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.

The 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.

Departments will make their nominations by the 15th September 2024, so applicants must have an offer for a PhD before then.


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


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