Annual PhD Studentship Competition

The closing date has now passed for the Annual Scholarship competition but please continue to check for funded opportunities.

The timetable for the annual studentship competition

  • Competition opens: 18 December 2017
  • Closing date for online applications: 19 February 2018
  • Interviews by Faculties: March 2018
  • Letters sent to applicants: From April 2018
  • Studentships commence: September 2018

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Important notes

  • Applicants should hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed area of study; applicants deemed by Senate to hold an equivalent qualification will also be considered.
  • All applicants should also hold a relevant English language qualification.  All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis and with regard to the applicant’s qualifications, skills, experience and interests.
  • Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded entry is very high. It is important that all parts of the application process are completed in accordance with instructions.  All applicants are advised to discuss their application with the staff noted within the project description
    prior to submission.
  • Applicants should note that disclosure of disability or personal circumstances should be made as part of the application process or as soon as possible thereafter in order to facilitate any necessary accommodation.

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