LSE PhD Studentship in Data Science

For 2023 entry, LSE is offering a doctoral studentship for PhD study affiliated to the Data Science Institute (DSI). 

Applications are welcome from both students applying to core data science programmes (Statistics, Mathematics, or Methodology) as well as from applied departments across the School, as long as their projects involve data science or computational social science methods.

The successful student will join a growing cohort of existing DSI-hosted PhD students as well as a regular stream of visiting PhD students in data science. 


Selection for this studentship is on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in your chosen topic in the time allocated.

Scholarship amount

The LSE Data Science PhD Studentship is tenable for four years and covers full fees along with an annual stipend of £19,668 (2022/23 rate).

How to apply

To be considered, you must submit a complete application (including references, proposal, marked work etc) by the funding deadline below.  

  • funding deadline for all LSE PhD Studentships for 2023 entry: 13 January 2023

For more information visit how to apply for a place on a PhD programme.