Schrödinger Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship overview

  • Degree level


  • Value

    A contribution of £75,000 towards fees (and maintenance for Home fee status students)

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Fee status

    Home, Overseas

  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Application deadline


  • Additional information

    Scholarship page

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Chemistry
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Eligibility criteria

Multiple awards are available.

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. 

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, which can be accessed via this link.

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 2023, 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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