PhD Studentships in Human Nutrition

The Funds offer supervisors the chance to apply for a Rank Prize Nutrition Fund PhD Studentship in Human Nutrition, awarded annually. This should be held at a UK institution.  The maximum grant will be £10,000 pa for four years which can be used to fund partially a studentship with support from a Research Council, Charity or other source. Additional funds of up to £1,000 are available annually, during the period of the award, for the student to attend UK and/or overseas professional conferences. 

Applications are currently closed but will reopen later in 2020.

Past Winners

  • 2008 Award - The University of Dundee (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2009 Award - MRC Human Nutrition Research at Cambridge (£10,000 per annum for 3 years)
  • 2010 Award - The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen (£10,000 per annum for 3 years).
  • 2011 Award - Human Nutrition Research Centre, University of Newcastle (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2012 Award - School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds (£10,000 per annum for 3 years)
  • 2013 Award - The University of Aberdeen (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2014 Award - The University of Surrey (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2015 Award - The University of Southampton (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2016 Award - The University of Nottingham (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2017 Award - The University of Bath (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2018 Award - Northumbria University (£10,000 per annum for 3 years)
  • 2019 Award - The University of Reading (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)
  • 2020 Award - The University of Leeds (£10,000 per annum for 4 years)