Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship 2023, UK.

  • Fully Funded
  • Swansea University
  • PhD
  • Theoretical Physics
  • International Students
  • UK
  • 02/15/2023
Expired in
02/15/2023
Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarships.Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarships.

Description for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship 2023, UK. is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level program(s) in the field of Theoretical Physics taught at Swansea University . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 15 Feb 2023.

The FULLY FUNDED STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship: WILSON LOOPS AND OTHER OBSERVABLES IN CFTS (RS229) is a scholarship offered in partnership between the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Swansea University. It is a fully-funded scholarship for a PhD program in the field of theoretical physics. The scholarship is focused on the study of Wilson loops and other observables in conformal field theories (CFTS).

The scholarship will provide full funding for tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of the PhD program, which is typically 3-4 years. In addition, the scholarship recipient will have the opportunity to participate in research projects and attend conferences and workshops, as well as receive support from a dedicated supervisor and the wider research community at Swansea University.

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was established in 1920 and has since grown to become one of the largest universities in Wales. The university offers a wide range of academic programs across a variety of disciplines, including arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, and medicine, among others. Swansea University is known for its strong research programs and has been ranked among the top universities in the UK for research impact.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is a UK public body that provides funding and support for scientific research in a variety of fields, including astronomy, particle physics, nuclear physics, and space science, among others. The STFC is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), a non-departmental public body that provides strategic direction and funding for research and innovation in the UK.

The STFC and Swansea University partnership provides an opportunity for PhD students to pursue research in the field of theoretical physics, with a focus on Wilson loops and other observables in conformal field theories. The partnership provides students with access to cutting-edge research facilities and a supportive research community, as well as the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge in this field.

Degree Level for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship 2023, UK. is available to undertake PhD level programs at Swansea University.

Available Subjects for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Theoretical Physics

Benefits for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend at UKRI rate (currently £17,668 for 2022/23).

Additional research expenses will also be available.

Eligible Nationalities for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

This scholarship is open to international students.

Eligibility Criteria for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level or a master’s degree with a minimum overall grade at ‘Merit’ (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). See ‘country specific information for European and international applicants (available at the bottom of the page)’

English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with at least 6.0 in each individual component) or Swansea recognised equivalent. Details on the Swansea University English Language entry policy can be found here.

This scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality. 

NB: If you are holding a non-UK degree, please see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if you meet the eligibility. 

If you have any questions regarding your academic or fee eligibility based on the above, please email pgrscholarships@swansea.ac.uk with the web-link to the scholarship(s) you are interested in. 

Application Procedure for Fully Funded STFC and Swansea University PhD Scholarship:

To apply, please complete your application online with the following information:

  1. Course choice – please select Physics / PhD / Full-time / 3 Year / OctoberIn the event you have already applied for the above programme previously, the application system may issue a warning notice and prevent application, in this event, please email pgrscholarships@swansea.ac.uk where staff will be happy to assist you in submitting your application.
  2. Start year – please select 2023
  3. Funding (page 8) –
  • ‘Are you funding your studies yourself?’ – please select No
  • ‘Name of Individual or organisation providing funds for study’ – please enter ‘RS229 – PhD STFC’

*It is the responsibility of the applicant to list the above information accurately when applying, please note that applications received without the above information listed will not be considered for the scholarship award.

One application is required per individual Swansea University led research scholarship award; applications cannot be considered listing multiple Swansea University led research scholarship awards.

We encourage you to complete the following to support our commitment to providing an environment free of discrimination and celebrating diversity at Swansea University:

As part of your online application, you MUST upload the following documents (please do not send these via email):

  • CV
  • Degree certificates and transcripts (if you are currently studying for a degree, screenshots of your grades to date are sufficient)
  • A cover letter including a ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ to explain why the position particularly matches your skills and experience and how you choose to develop the project.
  • Two references (academic or previous employer) on headed paper or using the Swansea University reference form. Please note that we are not able to accept references received citing private email accounts, e.g. Hotmail. Referees should cite their employment email address for verification of reference.
  • Evidence of meeting English Language requirement (if applicable).
  • Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable)

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Professor Carlos Nunez (c.nunez@swansea.ac.uk).

*External Partner Application Data Sharing – Please note that as part of the scholarship application selection process, application data sharing may occur with external partners outside of the University, when joint/co- funding of a scholarship project is applicable.

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