Applications for 2019 entry are now closed. Applications for 2020 entry will open in early December 2019. Please check back for more information.


Please refer to our Funding and Eligibility information above to ensure you are eligible to apply before beginning your application.

Applicants should identify a project or projects of interest and may contact the lead supervisor who can provide further information and advice about the project prior to applying.

To apply please follow the project title links below which will take you to the relevant institution for completion of the application process.

  • specify the name of the lead supervisor as the Name of the Proposed Supervisor
  • specify ‘QUADRAT DTP’ as the intended Source of Funding
  • detail the exact project title on the application form
  • applications should be supported by your degree transcript(s), personal statement and two references

After submitting your application, you may be contacted by the project supervisor(s) to discuss the project in more detail.

The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 24th January 2020. All supporting documentation including references must be submitted by this date.

It is anticipated that shortlisted candidates will be called for interview at the project host institute, either Aberdeen or Belfast, and interviews will take place between Monday 24th and Friday 28th February 2020.