University of Lincoln, Uruguay PhD Scholarship

A new programme of scholarships to conduct PhD studies in Life Sciences has recently been agreed between the University of Lincoln and the Uruguay National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII - Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación). This programme consists of full 3-year PhD scholarships for citizens of Uruguay only, which cover University fees and a subsistence bursary.

Within the Life Sciences, funding will be awarded to applicants working on the following areas of research (broadly defined – please contact potential supervisors in these fields to discuss projects in more details):

  • Environmental Sciences and Climate Change Biology
  • Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Evolution and Ecology
  • Biomedicine
  • Macroecology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Molecular Nanotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Clinical and Veterinary Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Welfare

For a list of staff of the School of Life Sciences please click here

Application Process and Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of Uruguay
  • Have already obtained a BSc (or equivalent) degree in an area relevant to the research fields described above. A minimum of a UK equivalent to a 2:1 award is required to enter the application process
  • As part of the application process the applicant must complete and submit their application to the University of Lincoln using our online application system.
  • The applications must include a copy of the applicant’s CV and a one page research statement describing research interests, ambition and briefly outline a research project
  • Submission of applications for 2017 entry are now closed

For additional information regarding this scholarship please contact:

Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Telephone +44(0)1522 835025


Additional Information

As part of your scholarship award, there are certain International Scholarships Terms and Conditions (PDF) that you will need to meet.

Please note that University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice.

For further information, please contact the International Office: