Welsh Students II-PhD Studentship at Swansea University

Deadline: 30 November 2017
Open to: UK/EU students
Scholarship: tuition fees + GBP 14,000


The Welsh Government and European Regional Development Fund are inviting applicants for its Welsh Students II-PhD Studentship. The studentship is available for UK/EU students.

The aim of the studentship is developing nanoscale semiconductor thin films or electrodes and demonstrate their photo electrocatalytic properties in solar fuel (hydrogen and oxygen) generation and water pollutant treatment.

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea as the fourth college of the University of Wales and in 1948 became the first campus university in the UK.


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Candidates must have a first class in Master’s degree with Merit, in a relevant discipline (Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Nanotechnology);
  • Hands-on experience in nanomaterials synthesis, thin films fabrication, handling electrochemical station is preferable.


The studentship will cover the following:

  • The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus an annual stipend of GBP 14,000.
  • There will be additional funds for research expenses.

How to Apply?

 Applicants can apply via email:

  • To apply please complete and email the following documents to Dr Sudhagar Pitchaimuthu (S.Pitchaimuthu-at-swansea.ac.uk):
  • Cover letter;
  • Research Proposal.

For more information please visit the official website.

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