BBSRC White Rose International DTP Positions in Mechanistic Biology, UK for PhD

The University of York aims to support the most outstanding applicants from outside the UK in their path to fulfill their dream of studying abroad. Therefore, the University of York has announced PhD Positions at BBSRC White Rose DTP (WR DTP) in Mechanistic Biology for the academic year 2022-2023.

This scholarship programme is open to all interested students, be it EU, International (non-EU), or UK students, to conduct a funded PhD study at the University of York. The scholarship offered a stipend of £15,609, research costs, and tuition fee at UK rate.

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This scholarship will cover an annual tax-free stipend i.e. £15,609 in order to assist students to pursue PhD degree at the University of York.


The University of York Information

The University of York Grants

BBSRC White Rose International DTP Positions in Mechanistic Biology, UK for PhD Established in 1963, The University of York is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of York (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Yorkshire and the Humber. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of York is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of York offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All EU, International (non-EU), and UK (home) students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD studies in the field of Mechanistic Biology at the University of York.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have a background in any biological, chemical, or physical science or mathematics and are interested in using their skills in addressing biological questions.

Offered Benefits

The candidates selected will be provided an annual tax-free stipend at the standard UKRI rate, i.e. £15,609 for 2021/22 entry, research costs, and tuition fees at the UK rate.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: Admission applications must be made via the university application portal. The students must write the title of the project they are applying to and the names of the project supervisors to be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two references
  • Research proposal
  • Samples of written work
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Admission Requirements: The students applying must have, or are expecting to gain, at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in any biological, chemical, or physical science or mathematics field.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of any of the following English language proficiency tests that are accepted at the University of York:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic and Indicator)
  • PTE Academic
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
  • TOEFL IBT (internet-based and special home edition) (TOEFL MyBest score is not acceptable for meeting the English language requirement)
  • Trinity ISE
  • Duolingo
  • LanguageCert
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