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Full details of all funding opportunities will be advertised on this webpage as and when they become available.
If you are interested in undertaking a research degree at Oxford Brookes University, visit the 'Areas of research' webpage to find out more about the range of subject areas offered within our research communities, centres, groups, academic faculties and schools.
Santander is awarding Research
Degree scholarships for MPhil/PhD students studying full-time in years 1 and 2 or part-time in years
1, 2 and 3 at Oxford Brookes
Part-time students should note that if the award exceeds the fees due for
the current academic year, the remainder will be carried forward towards the fees
for the following year.
Awards cannot be deferred.
Successful applicants will
also receive a further 10% discount on their tuition fees from Oxford Brookes.
Please note that candidates receiving awards from other
sources of funding which cover all
their tuition fees will not be
eligible for a Santander
Research Degree Scholarship; eligibility is not affected by funding covering
just maintenance costs.
The scholarship aims to reward
the most academically gifted students.
To apply you must be:
* a graduate from a
university in the Santander Universidades Scheme
enrolled and engaged in your research on the MPhil/PhD programme studying full-time in years 1 and 2
or part-time in years 1, 2 and 3
* Your application for Registration must have been approved by the appropriate Research Degrees Committee
subject Sub-Committee: the Humanities, Environment and Social Sciences Sub-Committee or the
Science and Technology Sub-Committee
To find out if your University
is part of the Santander Universidades Scheme, please refer to the list which
was attached to the email that has been sent to all MPhil/PhD students and
advertised here: Santander Universities
How Do I Apply?
To apply please complete the
application form and ask a member of your current Supervisory Team to
provide a reference to support your application - Referee Form.
A copy of the Application and Referee forms are attached to the email that
was sent and can be downloaded here: Santander application form 2017/2018
The deadline for receipt of complete applications (including reference) is Friday 1 December 2017.
All applications should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
candidates will be notified by Friday 12 January 2018 at the latest.
Under the terms of the Scheme, contact details for all applicants who apply for
this award will be passed on to Santander.
In addition as part of accepting the award, scholarship winners must be
prepared to appear in publicity and attend certificate presentation events
organised by Santander and Oxford Brookes University.
For further information or if
you have any questions about the scheme, please email: email@example.com
There are currently no funded studentships available.
There are no funded studentships available at this time.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Social
1 Year Full Time Masters by Research Studentship:
are invited from Home/EU candidates
will be responsible for paying their own Home/EU fees
Annual Bursary: £10,000 towards living
expenses for a maximum of I year.
Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the deadline for
17 September 2018
Deadline: The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon, Tuesday 6 February 2018
The Faculty of Humanities and Social
Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is pleased to invite applications for the
Sasakawa Masters by Research Studentship in Japanese Studies, made possible
through the generosity of The Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa
We offer a broad range of expertise in contemporary
Japanese culture, but candidates interested in religion, death and dying, ageing
and social issues, gender and the body, cinema, arts, or linguistics are
especially encouraged to apply. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
is home to the Europe Japan Research Centre which hosts regular research
seminars and events. In addition to our strong Japanese Studies course, one of
the only Universities in the UK offering a specialisation in the anthropology
The Faculty can nominate candidates for a Masters by
Research for a studentship of £10,000,
for the 2018/2019 academic year. Please note that although you may use
your studentship to help towards the cost of your fees, you will be responsible
for paying your fees.
are looking to recruit a candidate with a good first degree (a good 2:1 or above)
or be predicted to obtain one. You must
be either a UK citizen (regardless of your current residency) or if you are EU
you should settled in the UK or have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at
least 3 years immediately preceding the start of your MA course.
The research proposal must
focus on Japan. It is important that you and your referees comment on your
skill in Japanese in the areas of reading, composition and speaking. Candidates
must have submitted an application for admission by the Studentship application
How to apply: To request an application pack, a project description
and for further details of how to apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
specify the studentship you are applying for in the subject heading: Sasakawa
School of Engineering, Computing & Mathematics
Three year full-time funded PhD Studentship
Eligibility: All (Home/EU and International Students)
Bursary: £16,000 per year
fees will be paid by the University.
Deadline: Monday 11/12/2017
Start date: January /April 2018
“PhD Studentship in Engine Modelling”
The Faculty of Technology Design and Environment at
Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a three-year full-time PhD
studentship to a new student commencing January /April 2018.
The successful candidate will work within the Engine Modelling Team,
under the supervision of Dr Fabrizio Bonatesta and his collaborators. This is a
fully-funded PhD studentship with annual bursary of £16,000.
Brief Project Description
The Engine Modelling Team at Oxford Brookes University is now part of a
large multi-partner R&D project which will deliver the next generation of
Gasoline Direct Injection engines, optimised for reduced fuel consumption and
reduced noxious emissions. The involvement of Oxford Brookes will be in the
area of engine modelling and will concentrate on the identification of control
strategy to minimise Particulate Matter formation and emission.
The essential selection criteria include:
The successful candidate will be responsible to:
If you would like to apply for this position, you should request an
application pack from the Research Support Office,
email@example.com, quoting “PhD Studentship in Engine Modelling”.
Fully completed applications must be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org, by 5.00 pm on Monday,11/12/2017. As part of the
application process you must submit your CV, along with a supporting statement
(2 page maximum) which explains why you believe you are the best candidate for
this job. Please be advised that the selection process may involve an
For all informal requests about the project and this post, please
contact Dr Fabrizio Bonatesta (email@example.com)