Update: We are currently undergoing the renewal process for our grant with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Whilst we are waiting on the funding decision we have decided to open the portal for applications by students in Geometry and Number Theory who wish to pursue a PhD at Imperial, King’s or UCL. Please note that no offers will be made before the funding decision has been announced on the 4th February 2019. Please submit your application following the instructions below.
15/01/19: Please note, the server error has now been corrected, so please submit your applications when they are ready. If you have any problems with your application please contact the Centre Manager. We thank you for your patience in this matter.
Please note the following before you start your application:
To apply you must do the following:
LSGNT Applicant Profile
This profile document should be supplied in PDF format only and should contain the following:
Please upload transcripts of your undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. We do not necessarily expect you to have completed your master's degree or 4 year degree equivalent before you apply for this course, however we will require you to upload the grades you've acquired on your course so far for your master's degree or equivalent degree.
As part of the application form you will be asked to submit two academic references to support your application. Your referees will be sent an automatic email request for a reference as soon as you submit your application, so please check carefully the email address you are supplying for your referees. We advise that you also contact your referees before you apply to ensure they are available to supply a reference for you. The deadline for letters of reference is 24 February 2019. Due to the volume of applications we will not be able to confirm individually that references have been received. If you are in any doubt, please check with your referees.
Please do not upload any additional documents outside of those listed above or directly requested by the LSGNT Centre Manager. They will not be considered with your application.
One of the LSGNT's particular aims is to recruit a critical mass of women students and to help counteract the under-representation of women in UK mathematics. We therefore strongly encourage interested undergraduate women mathematicians to apply to the LSGNT and hope to receive a great number of applications from women.
The LSGNT is pleased to note opportunities provided by the collaboration of Newnham College Cambridge and the Masters in Advanced Study Course (Part III) in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Statistics (DPMMS) at the University of Cambridge. This has, in the past, included the possibility of a deferred LSGNT studentship for one or two women undergraduates considering applying to Newnham College and Cambridge University for the one year Masters in Mathematics (Part III) course, and a PhD in Geometry and Number Theory. We plan to continue this scheme; however, this year all decisions regarding deferred studentships will be conditional on the CDT’s renewal of funding.
For more information on this deferred studentship, please take a look at the details outlined on our Women in Geometry and Number Theory page.
Applicants will normally have a very good four-year degree or an undergraduate and a master's degree in mathematics or in a related discipline.
Applications from individuals with non-standard backgrounds (e.g. a period away from academia) are welcomed, but you will have to demonstrate your enthusiasm and potential aptitude for the training we offer.
To be admitted to the LSGNT, you must:
Fully Funded Studentships
This funding includes for the 4 years of the PhD Research Degree:
Applications are now open
You have until Sunday 17th February 2019 to complete your application to the LSGNT.