Selection Process

Projects advertised have been shortlisted for funding following selection by the NRPDTP PhD Project Assessment panel. Supervisors select a candidate from the applicants to their projects to be interviewed for the programme. Following the programme interview days, successful candidates will be offered an NRPDTP studentship for their chosen project.

Available projects

DTP Project Selection Process Key Dates

Supervisors can select and nominate a preferred candidate to go forward for interview for the programme. If you are not nominated by a supervisor for a panel interview, then we will notify you in due course.

Deadline for Applications
Monday 25 November 2019 (midnight)

Week commencing 16 December 2019
Interview day invitation sent to successful applicants

Interviews
Shortlisted candidates can expect to be interviewed on either Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 or Thursday 9 January 2020

Week commencing 20 January 2020
NRPDTP Management Board approves entry to the programme and studentship offers. Offer letters sent to successful candidates.

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.

CASE Project Selection Process Key Dates

Supervisors can select and nominate up to two preferred candidates to go forward for interview for the programme. If you are not nominated by a supervisor for a panel interview, then we will notify you in due course.

Deadline for Applications
Monday 25 November 2019 (midnight)

Week commencing 16 December 2019
Interview day invitation sent to successful applicants

Interviews
Shortlisted candidates can expect to be interviewed on either Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 or Thursday 9 January 2020

Week commencing 20 January 2020
NRPDTP Management Board approves entry to the programme and studentship offers. Offer letters sent to successful candidates.

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.