President's Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards in the School of Environment, Education and Development 2018 entry
Type of award
School of Environment, Education and Development
The award covers tuition fees and a maintenance stipend (approximately £15,553). Students opting to study part -time will receive a pro-rata maintenance stipend.
Tuition fees and living allowance.
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.
We will have a number of these studentships available, awarded on a competitive basis.
This award is internal.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
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.
Other eligibility criteria
Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.
Successful 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.
05 Feb 2018
Applicants should have received an offer of a place for September 2018 entry on of our PhD programmes by Friday 9th March 2018. In order for your PhD application to be processed in good time you are advised to apply for the PhD programme no later than Monday 5th February 2018.
Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March 2018.
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