ESRC NINE Doctoral Training Partnership
Applications are now closed.
Many thanks to all those who applied.
An exciting collaboration
The new NINE DTP is an exciting collaboration with 7 other partner institutions.
- University of Newcastle
- Durham University
- Queen’s University
- University of Northumbria
- University of Sunderland
- Teesside University
and Society Single disciplinary pathway
Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work Single disciplinary pathway
All applicants should hold a first or upper second class honours degree in Social sciences, or a cognate area.
Applications will be considered on a competitive basis with regard to the candidate’s qualifications, skills experience and interests.
To qualify for a full studentship, you must:
- have settled status in the UK, meaning there are no restrictions on how long you can stay.
- have been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant. This means you must have been normally residing in the UK (apart from temporary or occasional absences).
- not have been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education. This does not apply to UK and EU nationals.
For full details on residency requirements visit ESRC’s residency requirements.
Types of studentship available may include:
- +3 years for students who have completed a research masters
- 1+3 years for students who have not yet completed a masters
- +3.5 years for students who have completed a masters but lack the required core research methods training
Studentships will comprise Tuition fees together with an annual stipend (tax-free) of £14,296 and will be awarded for the relevant period as noted above subject to satisfactory progress.