We welcome outstanding applicants from China and worldwide to apply for various PhD scholarships.
Applicants considering applying for a PhD scholarship must meet the entry requirements of a PhD programme first. More details can be found on the 'entry requirements' page of the website.
Applicants must have a master’s degree, with minimum average score of 65% and degree classification Merit or above from a British university. Applicants also should hold a bachelor’s degree at the upper second class or above level. Applicants from institutions where a different score system is used must have achieved an equivalent level of performance to the above.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering also considers applicants holding a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from a British university or the equivalent from other prestigious institutions.
The Faculty of Business also considers applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree with first class honours from one of Nottingham’s campuses and demonstrate a strong passion for research in a particular area.
For applicants with a degree from the United States, the minimum GPA is 3.5 out of 4.0.
For applicants with a degree from China, the minimum weighted average score is 85 out 100.
Applicants must also meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area.
The final decision will be made by the relevant scholarship committees.