The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures are recruiting Scholars who combine outstanding intellect with a strong commitment to public engagement, leadership and action. If these principles match your ambitions, you are invited to apply for one of their interdisciplinary PhD research projects to help solve the challenges of sustainability.

You will be supported by the Grantham Centre through a unique training programme, designed to equip you with the skills to become a policy advocate and leader in sustainability matters. Projects are fully funded for four years, starting in Autumn 2016.

You can apply online using the University of Sheffield’s online application form. In the online application process please select ‘standard PhD’ not DTC option. Your application should be accompanied by a CV and a 200 word supporting statement. Your statement should outline your aspirations and motivation for studying in the Grantham Centre, outlining any relevant experience.

Postgraduate Online Application Form

Deadline: Thursday 23 February 2017

Funding notes: Most of the PhD projects will be fully funded at Home/EU or international rates, but you should check the funding notes on the webpage for any individual project you are interested in, as there are some exceptions. Unless otherwise stated, support for travel and consumables (RTSG) will also be made available at standard rate of £2,627 per annum, with an additional one-off allowance of £1,000 for a computer in the first year, and students will receive an annual stipend of £17,336.

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