Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for University of Huddersfield graduates

Research degrees can represent a natural progression for the best graduates. They offer a valuable opportunity to build on promise and realise potential.

At the University of Huddersfield we support academic excellence through the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships - a scheme that aims to provide the best students with free research degrees.

As Professor Andrew Ball, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise puts it:

The highest-achieving students deserve every chance to earn higher-level qualifications.

This scheme reflects our commitment to giving the most promising graduates every possible encouragement to further their studies in a thriving research environment.

It also reflects our commitment to cementing the University of Huddersfield’s reputation as an internationally recognised research-led institution.

Our research

The breadth of research degrees available at Huddersfield reflects the full range of fields in which the University advances research, innovation and collaboration, including:

  • Culture and creative arts
  • Engineering and physical sciences
  • Energy, sustainability and climate change
  • Healthcare, social services and education
  • Security and global uncertainties
  • The digital economy, business and enterprise

Who can apply?

The Vice Chancellor's Scholarship is available to University of Huddersfield students, as follows:

  • Students who graduate with first-class honours degree or Master's students - taught or research, who graduate with a distinction.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undertake a research degree on a full-time basis within 12 months of graduation.

How to apply?

To apply please complete our online research degree application form, marking sure it is clearly marked that you are applying under the VC's Initiative.

More information

For more information and enquiries please email aro@hud.ac.uk. Information about other research scholarships can be found on our research scholarships webpage.

More details about our research can be found on our research webpages.

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