Study with world-class academics in the physical and life sciences. With a science PhD from Sheffield, you'll get the skills to tackle global health, environmental and technological challenges.

Faculty of Science Fee Scholarships

We are currently offering a number of fee scholarships to support excellent home, EU or overseas students wishing to study in life sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics or psychology.

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PhD student wins national women in science prize

Kirsty Smitten, a PhD student working on new antimicrobials, won the chemistry category of the Nova Prize.

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Science Graduate School Showcase

A chance for PhD and masters students to share their research. Register now for the 2019 event.

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Dozens of PhD projects are available through our academic departments and Centres for Doctoral Training. Students work in specialist research groups with top scientists and get access to fantastic training opportunities, so they can build a great career.

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Funding

Many of our PhD projects come fully funded. If your project comes without funding, we can help you find other ways to finance it and see which options are available to you. We are also happy to hear from you if you are funding your PhD yourself.

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Apply

There are a few steps you need to take when you apply for your PhD. Find out what you need to know before you complete our postgraduate online application form.

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