Scholarship overview

  • Degree level

    Postgraduate doctoral

  • Value

    Full tuition fees and a stipend of £22,900 p.a. for 3.5 years and a consumables budget (£2,000 in first three years and £1,000 in final half)

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline

    31/01/2023 Closed

  • Additional information

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Aeronautics
    • Bioengineering
    • Brain Sciences
    • Business School
    • Centre for Environmental Policy
    • Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Computing
    • Design Engineering
    • Earth Science and Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Immunology and Inflammation
    • Infectious Disease
    • Institute of Clinical Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Materials
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Medicine
    • Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction
    • National Heart and Lung Institute
    • Physics
    • School of Public Health
    • Surgery and Cancer

Eligibility criteria

This award is open to students studying in the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Imperial College Business School. Applicants must ordinarily reside in mainland China or Hong Kong (excluding Taiwan).

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

Application process

The nomination process for the 2023-24 Lee Family Scholarship has now closed. Successful and unsuccessful candidates will be notified by 31 March 2023.

Information regarding the 2024-25 Lee Family Scholarship will be available in autumn 2023.

Additional information

Applicants must not intend to exercise their skills obtained as a result of the PhD in the UK, after completing their studies.

Please note that The Lee Family Scholarship is different to The Lee Family - Faculty of Medicine Scholarships. More information about The Lee Family - Faculty of Medicine Scholarships can be found on the Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO) website The Lee Family – Faculty of Medicine Scholarships | Faculty of Medicine | Imperial College London This studentship is for clinical medicine students only. 



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