Frank Stell Scholarship


The funding can be used to support PhD level research into areas of biology, agricultural science or social and political sciences.  Please review our supervisors and contact them directly to discuss possible projects. 

Project description

1 Frank Stell Scholarship is available in session 2019/20 for research into areas of biology, agricultural science or social and political sciences. Candidates must be resident or have a parent/parents resident within the former administrative area of the County Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire. 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: 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:

How to apply (email)

How to apply (phone)

+44 (0)113 343 8186