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Dhaka PhD Scholarships

About the award

Level: PhD
Course: Any PhD in the Faculty of Science and Engineering
Country: Bangladesh
Value: Full tuition fees and partial living stipend.
No. of awards: 3 per year
Deadline: 31st January

More information

University of Dhaka and Queen Mary are co-funding up to 3 PhDs for Bangladeshi scholars.

This award covers full tuition fees and if the scholar is a current Faculty member at University of Dhaka they will receive their basic salary to cover living expenses. Any shortfall between the salary and living expenses set by UKVI will need to be covered by the student. 

If the student is not a Faculty member of University of Dhaka then they must cover their own living expenses.

The following departments at University of Dhaka are involved in this scheme:

  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Institute of Energy
  • Centre of Climate Change Study and Resource Utilization (CCCSRU)
  • Centre for Advance Research in Sciences (CARS)


To gain admission for a PhD funded via this scholarship, applicants should first reach out to prospective supervisors via email. They should also submit an online electronic application before 31st January in order to start the PhD the following September.