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Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD Interdisciplinary Programme

in Structural, Computational and Chemical Biology

at UCL | Birkbeck | Francis Crick Institute



Eligibility: Additional ISMB funded PhD Studentships


There are important differences in stipends offered with the ISMB studentships now available for the Wellcome Trust 4 Year Interdisciplinary PhD available. Applicants should take special note of the eligibility requirements below.


Academic qualifications

All applicants will be required to satisfy standard UCL academic and English language entry criteria, including minimum upper-second class (2.1) honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.

These studentships are highly sought after and competition for places is high; previous research experience would provide a competitive edge to prospective candidates.

Additional ISMB studentship award details

Successful applicants will receive a tax-free stipend of £16,777 per annum (2018/19 rate, inc. London weighting) and tuition fees paid in full at the home/EU rate.

Residence eligibility

Overseas applicants may apply but should note that they are eligible only to receive the maintenance stipend and tuition fees paid at the home/EU rate.

Such applicants will therefore need to fund the difference in fees between the home/EU rate and the overseas rate (a difference of £16,400 per annum for the academic year 2018/19).



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