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President’s Doctoral Scholar award

The President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) award is the University’s flagship funding initiative, and is strongly supported by the University's President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell.

The scheme offers over 100 elite postgraduate research studentships per year and is open to students of all nationalities and across all research areas.

Successful PDS award candidates receive funding for their doctoral studies, as well as an additional £1,000 enhancement to their stipend. PDS award-holders are students of the highest calibre, who have the commitment and desire to work on challenging research projects in world-leading research environments.

For further information, please visit the PDS website.