Before you apply
- You must have made contact with a supervisor in the School of Sport and Health Sciences who has agreed to supervise your research project.
You'll find research-active staff here:
Nursing PhD | Midwifery PhD
Occupational therapy PhD
Sport and exercise science PhD
Health and wellbeing PhD | Resilience PhD
Expressions of Interest (EOI)
- Candidates must in the first instance, make and
- expression of interest by contacting Dr Nina Stewart on N.Stewart1@brighton.ac.uk
- The deadline for expressions of interest is 30 June 2023
Documents that should be submitted for the expression of interest are:
- a personal statement (motivations for applying for the scholarship, and any other supporting information that you feel will enhance your application)
- your research proposal (500 words) and how it fits with the research strategy of the Trust you work for
- a document showing an understanding that the scholarship may not cover the fees for the full period of registration and an indication of how the remaining fees will be paid following the end of the scholarship.
Applications will be reviewed by a two-stage process
- Candidates meeting or predicted to meet the eligibility criteria will be reviewed by the School of Sport and Health Sciences. A shortlist of candidates will be selected and forwarded to the Selection Panel for consideration.
- Interviews will take place on the 6 July 2023
- Candidates will be interviewed by the Selection Panel. The final decision will be made by the Selection Panel. The members of the panel will be made up of faculty from the School of Sport and Health Sciences
Successful candidates will receive written confirmation of their scholarship conditional on a receipt of a formal PhD place offer. For this, candidates will be required to make a full, formal application for PhD study through the University of Brighton admissions portal.
If you are successful at interview, you may find our how to apply page useful when submitting your formal application. We will also send full details of what is required.
Once candidates are made an offer to study on a PhD programme the funding will be awarded.
Applicants not selected for the scholarship but who meet the University of Brighton PhD entry requirements will automatically be considered for a self-funded PhD.