The James Elson Studentship

The James Elson Studentship Award provides an outstanding candidate with fees and an enhanced stipend to carry out a 3-year PhD research project relating to applications of computer science in a specific area of research.

The James Elson Studentship Award for 2017 entry is in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The deadline for this has now passed. Information on other funding opportunities can be found below.

Background to the studentships

The James Elson Studentships have been established as a result of a bequest from James Elson, who sadly passed away in 2012 after a long battle with cancer. James was an alumnus of the School of Computer Science. 

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Details & Eligibility

The James Elson studentship is available for UK and EU nationals eligible to pay 'Home'  fees. The studentship covers tuition fees for the duration of the programme and an enhanced stipend award for three years. 

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Available Projects

Candidates are invited to select from a range of projects relating to computing applications in the artificial intelligence. The James Elson studentship will be awarded to the strongest candidate from the pool of applicants for all eligible projects.

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How to apply

Applications for this award are now closed. The deadline for the 2017 James Elson Studentship was Friday 17th March 2017. Please see below for other funding opportunities.


Other funding opportunities

The School also offers three and four-year studentships for Home students, and a number of international fees-only bursaries. Candidates who are shortlisted for, but not awarded the James Elson Studentship will be considered for a 3-yr PhD studentship funded by the School.

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