Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Civil Engineering from Swansea University in the UK


Opportunity description

Swansea University offers a fully funded Phd scholarship in Civil Engineering, which is awarded within the research project in the subject areas of Computational mechanics and Engineering simulation under the title; Time Varying Control of Multi-Material Electric-Active Polymer Soft Robots. This PhD project sets out an ambitious research plan which will investigate, with the help of cutting-edge computational modelling and experimental validation. As a PhD student, you will take advantage of state-of-the-art soft polymer fabrication (3D/4D printing) and characterization (i.e. electro-mechanical testing rigs) equipment and the latest computational simulation software tools developed by the group.


If you get this opportunity, you will have a scholarship covering:

  • The full cost of UK tuition fees.
  • An annual stipend of £17,668 for four years.
  • Additional research expenses will also be available. 

Eligibility criteria

You should follow the following criteria:

  • Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent) in Engineering or similar relevant science discipline. 
  • English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 Overall (with no individual component below 5.5) or Swansea recognized equivalent. 
  • The mode of study is full-time.
  • Project start date: 1 October 2023 (Enrolment open from mid–September).
  • Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to applicants eligible to pay tuition fees at the UK rate only.

About Swansea University:

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. It has a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and the multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join the university to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.



  • 2023-05-3

How to Apply

  • Select the course: Civil Engineering/ PhD/ Full-time/ 3 Year/ October.
  • Select start year: 2023.
  • Personal Information.
  • Contact Information.
  • Answer some questions about funding. 
  • Upload the following documents:
  • CV
  • Degree certificates and transcripts.
  • Cover letter.
  • Two references (academic or previous employer). 
  • English Language proof (if applicable).
  • Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable).
  • Fill in the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Monitoring Form (online form). 

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