January 4, 2019.



(Paid Opportunity/ Partially Funded)


Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships 2019

The Swansea University is pleased to offer up to sixteen fully funded scholarships for a full-time doctoral study on a Swansea University single award degree, commencing in October 2019, supported by its flagship Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships Scheme (SURES).

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The award of a scholarship is conditional upon the recipient achieving either a first class honours degree and/or a distinction at Masters’ level. All applications must include a structured research proposal for the chosen project. Applications submitted without a research proposal will not be considered.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Colleges/Schools are participating in the scheme through 33 individual projects.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Maximum period of three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants should have (or expect to obtain) a first class honours degree (or equivalent) and/or distinction at Masters.
  • Applicants, who are yet to complete their qualification, should attach transcripts to evidence their progress towards achieving either a first class honors degree or a distinction at Masters.
  • Applicants who hold degrees from a non-UK University should attach academic transcripts and certificates.
  • Where applicants have multiple standalone Master’s Degrees, a distinction must be achieved in that most relevant to their intended doctoral degree.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity/ Partially Funded)

  • Each scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus an annual stipend at the UKRI rate (to be confirmed for 2019/20) for three years. The current 2018/19 stipend is £14,777 per annum.
  • There will also be up to £1,000 per annum available to support immersive training experiences.

How to Apply

First Step: Applicants should apply online via This Site.

  1. Choose your status as an applicant. and you had not registered before.
  2. Enter your e-mail and Password.
  3. Click ”Create New Application” on the left of registration page.
  4. Fill in your application form. Be careful and do not forget to select the appropriate scholarship code (e.g. SURESCOS01, SURESENG02) on page 3 of the online application form.
  5. After you finish, Submit it.


  1. All applications must be accompanied by a structured research proposal, to include the following sections:
  • Project Title;
  • Aims and Objectives;
  • Literature Review;
  • Research Methodology;
  • Expected Outcomes;
    Research proposals should be a maximum of 2,000 words, in addition to a bibliography.

2. General inquiries on the scholarship scheme may be sent to Dr Vivienne Jenkins (

3. Applicants should be aware, College/School shortlisting panels are expected to sit between 21 January and 8 February 2019. Shortlisting panels may contact candidates within this period. Interview panels are expected to sit in the week commencing 4 March 2019.

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