Global Challenges Doctoral Centre (GCDC) PhD Scholarships

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How to apply

Applications for GCDC scholarships can be both student-led and project-led.

For student-led applications, interested students can suggest their own research projects. Students who are interested in applying for student-led scholarships should submit their online application and the GCDC PhD Scholarship (student-led) application following the process outlined on the GCDC student-led scholarship page.

Project-led applications

Students who are interested in applying for project-led scholarships should submit their online application following the process outlined in the individual project pages (please follow the links below).

• School of Biosciences/School of Economics: ‘Investigating the diarrhoeal pathogens in vulnerable populations in developing countries’ (Dr Anastasios Tsaousis, Dr Mark Shepherd, Dr Bansi Malde)

• School of Anthropology and Conservation: ‘Human-elephant co-existence in a post-ivory ban landscape’ (Dr David Roberts and Prof. Bob Smith)

• School of Politics and International Relations: ‘Engaging citizens in Post-Conflict Reconstruction’ (Dr Edward Morgan-Jones and Prof. Neophytos Loizides)

• School of Biosciences: ‘Defining the molecular basis and health benefits of traditional Asian medicines’ (Dr Marina Ezcurra and Dr Jennifer Tullet)

• Kent School of Architecture and Planning: ‘The Urban Agriculture Nexus: an investigation on urban food growing in the barrios of Bogatà’ (Dr Silvio Caputo)