Coventry University PhD Scholarships for International Students in UK


Deadline: 29 April 2022 Providers: Coventry University
Funding Types: Fully Funded Scholarships Study in: United Kingdom
Subjects: Subjects offered by the University Study Level: Postgraduate Reseach, PhD, Postgraduate

About the Scholarship

For the academic year 2022-2023, Coventry University is accepting applications from appropriately qualified graduates for PhD Studentships in Improved Bio-recovery of Metals from Lithium-ion Batteries for Sustainable Recycling in the UK.

This PhD International Studentship at Coventry University is fully financed, including tuition and a stipend/bursary. International and domestic students with past experience operating laboratory-scale bioreactors, as well as knowledge and experience in metal recovery techniques and bioinformatics, will be considered for admission.

Coventry Institution is an English public research university. It is ranked 50th in the country and adheres to the principle of academic freedom, which is based on rational investigation carried out with honesty.

Benefits of the Scholarship

Successfully selected PhD candidates for Coventry University PhD International Studentship will be awarded a bursary, tuition fees, plus additional allowances throughout their study at Coventry University.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: UK/EU/International students are eligible to apply for this Coventry University PhD International Studentship.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD study in Improved biorecovery of metals from lithium-ion batteries for sustainable recycling at Coventry can be undertaken.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have Knowledge of basic microbiological and biomolecular techniques.


  • How to Apply: The applicants must apply through the university’s application portal. Application for the project must be made here.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Research proposal
  • Two academic
  • Scanned copies of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree certificates
  • Scanned copies of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree transcripts/diploma supplements
  • A scanned copy of the photo page of your passport
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a bachelor’s (honors) degree in a relevant discipline/subject area with a minimum classification of 2:1 and a minimum mark of 60% in the project element (or equivalent), or an equivalent award from an overseas institution and the first degree in microbiology, biotechnology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biological sciences, environmental sciences or a closely-related discipline is essential.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 7.0
  • TOEFL IBT – 90