The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) supports research in particle physics, astronomy, astrophysics, nuclear physics, and solar system science.
Most studentships are awarded on the basis of a quota allocations made to Schools.
STFC offers postgraduate funding for Standard Research Studentships which are awarded on a quota basis.
A number of of CASE Studentships and CASE-Plus Studentships are also available in collaboration with industry. These are awarded on a peer-reviewed project basis.
Candidates should not apply directly to STFC but rather should indicate that they wish to be considered for a studentship on their postgraduate application form.
Full information regarding awards can be obtained from the Science and Technology Facilities Council.