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School of Environment, Education and Development

NWCDTP Transformation North West Studentship Competition 2017 entry - details for 2018 to be confirmed

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Environment, Education and Development

Value

  • Payment of tuition fees at the standard RCUK rate
  • Maintenance stipend of £14,553
  • Suport fund of £550 available per year.

Students opting to study part time will receive a pro rata maintenance grant of the equivalent of a full time award.

Students will receive additional disability allowance where appropriate.

Fees Only Awards for eligible EU students provide the payment of tuition fees only. `Fees-only' award holders are not eligible to receive a maintenance grant from AHRC funds.

Specified use

Tuition fees and living allowance.

Tenable period

+2 Scheme (Two years Doctoral Study - For current first year students only) This scheme will provide support for up to two years of full time study, or four years of part-time study for students who are currently registered onto the first year of a programme leading to the award of a doctoral degree. Students in their second or third year will not be eligible for funding.

+3 Scheme (Three years Doctoral Study) This scheme will provide support for up to three years of full-time study, or six years of part-time study, on a programme leading to the award of a doctoral degree.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

12 studentships across all of the NWCDTP

Funding provider

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

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
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Architecture

Academic requirements

  • First or upper second class honours Bachelor degree (or international equivalent) and
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification, generally a Master degree, with Merit and a minimum average grade of 60% in the taught modules and a minimum grade of 60% in the dissertation (or international equivalent)

Please note that the entry requirements stated are a MINIMUM requirement and candidates for funding are usually expected to have a 1st class/distinction.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

Application procedure

Please complete and send the relevant application form (together with two references, transcripts and a CV) by Monday 3rd July to nwcdtp@manchester.ac.uk

Please see application guidance for more information.

Application form

Selection criteria

Your application will be assessed by the Transformation North West Panel. The panel will consist of senior academics working on Design, Digital and Creative Technologies at the 7 NWCDTP Institutions. Each application will be judged on its own merits based on the information provided in the ApplicationForm and your references.

The Panel will shortlist candidates on the 12th July and will invite them to attend an interview on one of those dates: 26th, 27th and 28th July 2017. The interviews will take place at MediaCity UK. Please ensure that you indicate the dates you can or cannot do on your application form.

Successful candidates will be notified by 1st August 2017. Candidates who are on the reserve list will also be notified, as will those who have been unsuccessful. If you are successful in being nominated for an award, you will be asked to confirm whether or not you wish to formally accept this by the 11th August 2017.

Closing date

Monday 3rd July 2017

Decision date

1st August 2017

Contact details for enquiries