Biomechanics

PhD scholarships

A fantastic opportunity awaits you at LJMU

Join a vibrant research community which is delivering world-leading and internationally-excellent research. 

As a PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University you'll receive exceptional supervision, work in state-of-the-art facilities and receive excellent training and support via our dedicated Doctoral Academy.

LJMU scholarships

There are two types of scholarship you could apply for - a fully-funded scholarship and a fees-only scholarship:

Download your scholarship application form here

Fully-funded PhD scholarship

Could you apply?

Value: Up to £20,353 per year

The scheme will re-open on 2 January 2018. The closing deadline will be Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 5pm.

If you are awarded a fully-funded PhD scholarship, you could receive:

  • annual fees: £4,300
  • a contribution towards running costs: £1,500 per year
  • an annual stipend: £14,553

There are a limited number of PhD scholarships available.

Applications are judged on:

  • The calibre of the candidate and their academic qualifications (minimum 2:1 or First Class Honours degree and/or Masters qualification)
  • We will not accept applications without an identified student
  • The quality of the research project and how it connects with research currently being undertaken at LJMU
  • Whether the research can contribute towards the Research Excellence Framework (REF); interdisciplinary research will be weighted highly. Please see the HEFCE website for more information about REF2021

Am I eligible?

  • Full-time, UK and EU PhD applicants from any discipline are eligible to apply
  • Scholarship PhD studentships must be filled by the September of the academic year you plan to begin your PhD
  • International and part-time students and those completing Professional Doctorates are not eligible for support under this scheme
  • Supervisors must be L/SL status or above. Postdoctoral researchers or research assistants are not eligible to be supervisors


How do I find out more?

To find out more and to submit your PhD scholarship application form, please contact your main Liverpool John Moores University PhD supervisor.

Alternatively, please contact Emily Walker.

Fees-only scholarship

Submit your application

Value: Up to £3,845 

The scheme will re-open on 2 January 2018. The closing deadline will be Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 5pm.

A fees-only scholarship will cover the costs of your fees. There are a limited number of scholarships available.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be able to demonstrate you can support yourself financially over the period of three years full-time study
  • Full-time, UK and EU PhD applicants from any discipline are eligible to apply
  • Scholarship PhD studentships must be filled by the September of the academic year you plan to begin your PhD
  • International and part-time students and those completing Professional Doctorates are not eligible for support under this scheme
  • Supervisors must be L/SL status or above. Postdoctoral researchers or research assistants are not eligible to be supervisors
     

Applications are judged on:

  • The calibre of the candidate and their academic qualifications (minimum 2:1 or First Class Honours degree and/or Masters qualification)
  • We will not accept applications without an identified student
  • The quality of the research project and how it connects with research currently being undertaken at LJMU
  • Whether the research can contribute towards the Research Excellence Framework (REF); interdisciplinary research will be weighted highly. Please see the HEFCE website for more information about REF2021

How do I find out more?

To find out more and to submit your PhD application form, please contact your main Liverpool John Moores University PhD supervisor.

Alternatively, please contact Emily Walker.

Find your PhD supervisor

Use the academic staff list within each School to find your PhD supervisor: