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Research Impact Scholarships in the School of Environment, Education and Development 2017 entry - details for 2018 to be confirmed

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Environment, Education and Development

Value

£18,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance. 

The funds are made available through the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) from donation to The University of Manchester.

Specified use

The total award value is £18,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance.

Tenable period

The funding is provided for three years commencing in academic year 2017-18.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

Two PhD scholarships are available in the Faculty of Humanities for recent graduates of The University of Manchester commencing their doctoral programme in 2017-18.

Funding provider

The University of Manchester Division of Development and Alumni Relations

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Architecture
  • Education
  • Geography
  • International Development
  • Planning and Environmental Management

Academic requirements

Applicants should refer to the School's website for information about the programme academic entry requirements.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

The research projects must be related to one of the following of the University's priority research themes:

  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Graphene and Enterprise
  • Global Inequalities
  • Healthy Futures
  • Discovery

Further information on these themes can be found on Priorities at Manchester .

Application procedure

  1. Submit a complete application for one of the School's PhD programmes through the University of Manchester's online application procedure for postgraduate study.
  2. Send an email to pgr-seedfunding@manchester.ac.uk to express interest in the scholarship and request consideration for this funding opportunity.

Application form

Additional documentation

  • Research Impact Scholarship application form
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Research proposal
  • References
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Selection body

Nominations from schools will be considered by the Faculty of Humanities committee. Nominations which do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be included in the Faculty committee consideration. Applications sent directly from candidates or supervisors to the Faculty will be referred back to the School.

Closing date

Please be aware that to apply for the Research Impact Scholarship you must collaborate with your research supervisor to complete the  application form  and already hold a confirmed offer for PhD study. The submission deadline for the funding opportunity is 7 April 2017. 

Decision date

Early May 2017

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