Prospective Students

Information for prospective Ph.D. Students

All official information relating to postgraduate applications in SoMaS can be found here.

Students interested in joining the Sheffield AlgTop group are always welcome to get in touch. To learn more about the members of the group and our research interests, visit our People page.

Get in touch

All members of staff in the group would be happy to discuss potential Ph.D. projects. Their contact details can be found on their webpages or through the Sheffield SoMaS website here. If you are interested in learning more about life as a Ph.D. student in the AlgTop group, you can find contact details for all our students at this link as well.

Contact details for official enquiries regarding postgraduate applications can be found on the SoMaS webpage.

Funding

Funding is available for Ph.D. students through both the university and department. Your application will automatically be considered for funding. You can read about the details of funding on the university website. In addition to the standard funding, the university offers scholarships for PhD applicants.

University Prize Scholarships

Each year the University offers a small number of University Prize Scholarships for exceptional candidates. The maintenance stipend is particularly generous at £20,000 per year. For more details please see here.