University of Nottingham PhD Scholarship in Physical Geography 2020

Students across the globe are opportune for a PhD Scholarship in Physical Geography offered at University of Nottingham, China. This award is available for PhD students who wish to enroll in a research program at the University for 2020/2021 academic session.

The proposed project aims to develop an approach to combine geomorphic mapping and simplified numeric modeling for regional reconstruction of glacier extent and ice thickness distribution. The approach will be applied to the glaciation reconstruction in the Hengduan Mountain, where has been significantly glaciated during the Quaternary.

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  University of Nottingham, Ningbo China

Scholarships to be taken at:  University of Nottingham, Ningbo China

 Scholarship Type:  Tuition award

Scholarship level:   PhD

Scholarship Worth:  Full tuition Scholarship

Subject Eligibility:  PhD program in the field of Physical Geography

Country/Candidate Eligibility:  International students

Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Candidates are expected to posses the following eligibility criteria for the University of Nottingham PhD Scholarship in Physical Geography,

  • Applicants must international students.
  • Students admitted into PhD degree program.
  • The award is available for PhD research program in the field of Physical Geography
  • Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field
  • Applicants must have MSc degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Independent thinking and analytical aptitude for devising innovative scientific or technical solutions.
  • Demonstrate capacity for effective independent work and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility and confidence
  • Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner, has good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at University of Nottingham, Ningbo China.
  • English Language Requirement: Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the University of Nottingham’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Application Procedures for University of Nottingham PhD Scholarship in Physical Geography


No separate application is required for applying for a scholarship but please make sure you quote the scholarship reference number in your PhD application form. It normally takes 7-8 weeks for a final decision to be made after the closing date. List of required documents can be found on the ‘how to apply’ page at the official website.

Eligible candidates are required to meet the entry requirement of the University

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020

Visit the Official website for further details