Studentship Programme

Published 27 June 17

2018 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call

The 2018 AHDB Postgraduate Studentship Call is now OPEN. Specific terms relating to the call and all relevant documentation for submitting proposals can be found on the AHDB website. The invitation is open to all UK universities, colleges and research institutes and we look forward to receiving your project proposals shortly.The deadline for submission is midday on Tuesday 02 October 2018.  All proposals received before the deadline will be reviewed. All organisations will be informed of the results of the selection process by Thursday 31 January 2019.Queries and further information requests for AHDB Dairy should be sent to  Please note ‘AHDB Dairy’ in the subject header.


AHDB Dairy funds postgraduate students for two main reasons:

  • to deliver cost-effective research of relevance to its priorities and the overarching AHDB strategy
  • to contribute to the education, training and development of a body of qualified people available to deliver science and technology for the dairy sector.

The research undertaken within the studentship programme will:

  • address aspects of the Dairy R&D strategy, with specific priorities identified by the AHDB Dairy R&D team
  • utilise opportunities for internal and external collaboration and facilitiate co-funded intiatives
  • offer a balanced programme, which is industry facing.