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Metamaterials PhD Scholarship for UK & EU Students in UK – 2020/2021.


Application for the Metamaterials PhD Scholarship for UK & EU Students in UK – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the University of Exeter in UK.University of Exeter


The educational award is activated for both UK & EU students who have a plan to take part in PhD degree coursework for the academic year 2020/21. The university will provide scholarship value around £105,000, which includes £13,000 towards the research project (travel, consumables, equipment etc.), tuition fees, and an annual, tax-free stipend of approximately £16,500 per year for UK/EU students.


Founded in 1955, the University of Exeter offers study opportunities at undergraduate, masters and research level in a wide range of subjects across science, humanities and social sciences.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.



Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • The studentship is available UK/EU and international students.
  • The PhD support will be awarded in any subject offered by the university.
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (minimum 2:1);
  • Vision and motivation (for research & professional development);
  • Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively and to engage in a diverse community;
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English
  • For taking admission at the university, applicants are required to meet the entry requirements.
  • If English is not your first language you will need to have achieved at least 6.0 IELTS and no less than 6.0 in any section by the start of the project.


  • Applicants can apply online using this application portal, where you will be able to submit your research proposal.

Application must include:

  • Degree transcript(s), CV, a cover letter, a Personal Statement consisting of two parts:
  • Describe a) why you would like to study for a PhD, b) why you would like to focus on this particular topic, c) any relevant expertise and d) your future career ambitions;
  • Describe the qualities that you believe will make you a great researcher (in particular as part of a team).
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before March 31, 2020  will be considered.

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