President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards in the School of Environment, Education and Development 2020 entry

Type of award

Studentship

Managing department

School of Environment, Education and Development

Value

These awards will cover tuition fees and include annual stipends of approximately £16,000 (subject to final confirmation) for a period of three years, subject to satisfactory progress

Specified use

Tuition fees and living allowance.

Tenable period

Studentships are available for 3 year full-time programmes. Part-time studentships are also available.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

We will have a number of these studentships available, awarded on a competitive basis.

Funding provider

This award is internal.

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

Academic requirements

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.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Application procedure

Successful PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants are automatically considered for this funding - no further application is required. 

Selection criteria

Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.

Selection body

The School of Environment, Education and Development studentship committee.

Closing date

Applicants should have received an offer of a place for September 2020 entry on one of the School of Environment, Education and Development Post Graduate Research programmes by early March 2020. In order for your application to be processed in good time you are advised to apply for the programme no later than 10th February 2020.

Decision date

Successful applicants will be notified by late April 2020.

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