Scholarships and Student Funding

NERC Studentship Opportunities

The Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership (E4 DTP), led by the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh, is funded by NERC to recruit and train 5 cohorts of PhD students annually between 2019 and 2023.

The E4 DTP offers fully-funded PhD studentships for a minimum of 3,5 years (42 months).  This includes stipend and fees (indexed on the RCUK rate) and research costs.

If you wish to be considered for one of the projects available in the E4 DTP, please contact the relevant supervisor of your chosen project. Deadline Date: 9 January 2020

Further information including eligibility and deadline dates can be found on the E4 DTP Website:


All PhD funding opportunities in the School of GeoSciences can be found on the following webpage: