Applications for the 2020 intake are now closed. Applications for 2021 will open during autumn 2020.
Supervisors will select candidate(s) from the applicants to their project to be interviewed for the programme. Following the programme interview day, the successful candidate will be offered an NRPDTP studentship for their chosen project.
Project Selection Process Key Dates
The Supervisor can select and nominate up to two preferred candidates to go forward for interview for the programme.
Deadline for Applications
The deadline for applications for October 2020 start has passed.
Applications for 2021 will open during autumn 2020.
Please read the further guidance on how to apply.
**Please note that, due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the PGR Service Team, and colleagues across the Norwich Research Park, are working remotely offsite until further notice. To ensure the safety of staff, students and visitors to the NRP, we will be conducting interviews for shortlisted candidates via video conference. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates**
It is anticipated interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Friday 24 July 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be notified of their interview times by email by no later than 17 July.
Candidates who have not heard by this date should assume their application has been unsuccessful.
Interviews will assess a candidate’s academic ability, achievement and potential, relevant research experience, initiative and innovation, motivation and commitment to the research project and recognition of development opportunities of the NRPDTP programme.
The NRPDTP Management Board will approve entry to the programme and studentship offers during the week commencing 27 July 2020.
Offer letters will be sent to successful candidates by Friday 7th August 2020.
We will aim to notify unsuccessful candidates within 10 working days of the interview date.
We strongly encourage applicants from black, Asian or other minority ethnic backgrounds and welcome applications from all protected groups as defined by the Equality Act 2010. Appointments will be made on merit.