PhD Studentships for International Students at LSE in UK

Deadline: 13 December 2017
Open to: UK, EU and international students
Scholarship: GBP 18,000 annual stipend


The London School of Economics will offer around 100 major studentships for new PhD students in 2018. Studentships are awarded to undertake research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.

The London School of Economics offers a unique opportunity for developing, comprehensive research skills throughout the mining chain – from exploration, mining, processing and metal production, to recovery after stopping mining activities.

The London School of Economics is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.


  • These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD on your chosen topic in the time allocated;
  • The studentships include a requirement that scholars contribute to their department as part of their research training, in the form of teaching or other work, usually from year two onwards.


LSE Ph.D. Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of GBP 18,000.

How to apply?

  • Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships;
  • To be considered for this funding, you must submit your complete online application for admission to LSE by a specific date. This date differs by academic department. Refer to the individual programme page for the relevant deadline information.

For more information please visit the official website.