UK and other EU students

Funding for 4 years will be available for all UK and EU students accepted to enroll. This funding comprises

  • payment of all university fees
  • a tax-free stipend (currently £16,553/year)
  • support for
    • all travel between the two sites
    • partcipation in all programme events, schools and conferences
    • participation in  selected external conferences
    • internships

PhD students (from year 2 onwards) will be offered the opportunity to develop their teaching skills and earn additional money by undertaking a small amount of teaching work for their department.

International students

We may be able to support exceptional non-EU students to the same level on an individual basis.
International students who require only partial funding should indicate this in their application.

Industrial CASE-EPSRC studentship

The Mathematics of Planet Earth – EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (MPE-CDT), together with the Smith Institute and EDF Energy, has one Industrial CASE-EPSRC studentship available to start in October 2018. The four-year PhD project, “Building physical constraints into weather-related risk estimates”, will aim at the development of robust and efficient estimation methods for very high quantiles or for the occurrence probability of a particular type of extreme event. More information on the project can be found here.