Research Degree Scholarships




​Cardiff Met offers a number of doctoral scholarship schemes designed to offer opportunities for post graduate study in a range of disciplines. 

For details of individual schemes and projects, please click on the following links;​

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Research Innovation Awards (RIAs)

Research Innovation Awards (RIAs) aim to support the continued development of world leading and internationally excellent doctoral level research at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Applications for these awards are invited from talented graduates wishing to pursue doctoral level study in a number of areas. 

Other Doctoral Scholarships

Details of doctoral scholarships currently available via Cardiff Met's academic schools are listed below: ​

Cardiff School of Sport

CSS PhD Studentship - Cardiovascular Adaptation to Exercise Training During Adolescence

Applications are invited for a three-year, full-time PhD studentship in the Cardiff School of Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University. 

The successful candidate will conduct research into "The effects of exercise training on cardiac structure and function during specific periods of adolescence." The Project will be led by Dr Mike Stembridge and co-supervised by Dr Jon Oliver and Professor Rob Shave. In addition, Dr Aaron Baggish (Harvard Medical School) completes the supervisory team as an external advisor. 

The studentship includes a three-year bursary plus tuition fees (at EU/UK rate). Stipend amounts are in line with RCUK rates. For 2016/17 this is set at £14,296. For subsequent years, the doctoral stipend will match those outlined annually by the RCUK. 

For more information and to apply click on the links below:


Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Mike Stembridge for more information or an informal conversation prior to submitting an application:

Dr Mike Stembridge,
Cardiff School of Sport,
Cardiff Metropolitan University,
Tel: (+44) 02920 205719,

How to apply

If you meet the criteria outlined above, and you wish to apply for the studentship, you should send a completed application form and full CV to: Susie Powell (,

Closing Date

The closing date for formal applications is 5pm on the 23rd December 2016, and short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview on the 19th/20th January 2017. 

KESSII Scholarships

Details of KESSII Scholarships currently available at Cardiff Metropolitan University, please follow the link below:

KESSII Scholarships