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BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Application overview

To apply, please view our range of projects advertised on Choose the project that you wish to apply for and complete and submit  the online application form, attaching your full CV and covering letter. 

Once you have submitted your application, the supervisor of your chosen project will review your application. If you succeed in making the shortlist, you will be called to interview by your supervisor at the institution in which your project is based. Following these interviews, each supervisor will select one candidate to submit to the DTP for consideration for the final studentship allocation.

*Closing date for 2018 entry – 12 January 2018*

Find out if you are eligible for a DTP studentship



Programme benefits

  • An exceptional programme of research training
  • Around 16 fully-funded studentships across the partnership each year
  • Cutting edge technologies and state-of the-art facilities to deliver world-class results


New Studentships Advertised

The Partnership is offering up to 22 four-year BBSRC-funded studentships starting in October 2018. 

A wide range of projects across the Partnership are available for application under the broad themes of Agriculture & Food Security, Bioscience for Health and World Class Bioscience: 

Further details and a link to the application form can be found at: 

Our Find A PhD page

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