Uruguay PhD Scholarship

Level of Study

Postgraduate (Research)

Fees Status


Mode of Study


Application Required


This programme consists of full three-year PhD scholarships for citizens of Uruguay, which covers University fees and a subsistence bursary.

Who is it for?

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 three-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

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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
  • 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
  • Full details are available at https://www.anii.org.uy/apoyos/formacion/9/maestrias-y-doctorados-en-el-exterior-en-areas-estrategicas/

For additional information regarding this scholarship please contact:

Email: Prof. Fernando Montealegre-Zapata
Telephone: +44(0)1522 835460