Emma & Leslie Reid Scholarship


The funding can be used to support PhD level studies in the research area of diseases of the heart or brain (or kindred diseases).  Please review our supervisors and contact them directly to discuss possible projects. 

Project description

2 Emma & Leslie Reid Scholarships will be available for a student from the UK or other EU countries for full-time PhD study in the area of diseases of the heart or brain (or kindred diseases). The award will cover academic fees at UK/EU rate plus a maintenance grant of £12,000 per annum

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree. Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree or be in their final year of study; Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the University’s English Language requirements. Some Schools require a standard of English higher than the University minimum. You should have a valid test result, which is normally no more than two years old by your official start date at the University of Leeds. Examples of an acceptable English Language Standard can be found at: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/123100/admissions/143/entry_requirements These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded or are currently studying for a Doctoral degree or equivalent qualification.

How to apply

Please note that candidates are required to complete the online PhD application followed by the scholarships application: http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/Documents/endowedresearch.pdf

How to apply (email)


How to apply (phone)

+44 (0)113 343 8186