Aberystwyth University AberDoc Scholarship
Aberystwyth University

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Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
United Kingdom

Scholarship Overview

Aberystwyth University invites applications for AberDoc Scholarship 2021 from postgraduate students. This scholarship aims to support the commencing PhD students taking admission to the University in any discipline. Selected students will receive GBP 4,327 per annum as per UK/EU rate, a maintenance allowance of approximately GBP 15,009 per annum and access to a travel and conference fund with a maximum of GBP 500 per annum.


  • GBP 4,327 per annum as per UK/EU rate towards tuition fee
  • A maintenance allowance of approximately GBP 15,009 per annum
  • Access to a travel and conference fund with a maximum of GBP 500 per annum


  • Research proposal


To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Have or expect to obtain at least upper second class honours in graduation level
  • Have got an offer to study doctoral at Aberystwyth University
  • Be a non-UK student having achieved IELTS 7.0, or equivalent (before the end of March 2021 at the latest)
  • Be commencing doctoral study in September 2021 or be a current AU PhD student

How To Apply

Follow the steps to be considered for the scholarship:

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
Step 2: Provide the email credentials (Email ID and password) and click on submit.
Step 3: An email will be sent to the registered email id.
Step 4: Click on the link to activate the account.
Step 5: Login again and completely fill the PhD application form.

Note: Already studying students who wish to apply for an AberDoc Scholarship commencing in September 2020 have to submit the AberDoc Expression of Interest Form (available from pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk) by 29 January 2021