President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards in the School of Environment, Education and Development 2023 entry
Type of award
School of Environment, Education and Development
The award covers tuition fees and a maintenance stipend (£18,668 in 2022-23). Students opting to study part -time will receive a pro-rata maintenance stipend.
Tuition fees and living allowance.
Studentships are available for 3.5 year full-time programmes. Part-time studentships are also available.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
We will have a number of these studentships available, awarded on a competitive basis.
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:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- International Development
- Planning and Environmental Management
Applicants must hold or expect to achieve a Masters-level qualification, which we would expect to be at distinction level, or equivalent, and have a first-class Honours degree (or non-UK equivalent). Additional indicators of academic quality will include contributions to publications/articles, promoting your research to a wider audience, setting up research collaborations, prizes awarded and information supplied by your referees.
This funding is available to all nationalities.
Successful PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants are automatically considered for this funding - no further application is required.
Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.
The School of Environment, Education and Development studentship committee.
01 Feb 2023
Deadline to apply for PhD programme is 1st February 2023.
Successful applicants will be notified by late April 2023.
Contact details for enquiries
- Christopher Kitchen
Recruitment and Admissions Officer