UK : Postgraduate Research Scholarships 2013

UK : Postgraduate Research Scholarships 2013The School of Environment and Development welcomes applications from candidates of the highest academic calibre wishing to undertake a Postgraduate Research Degree starting in session 2013/14.

The best candidates amongst those who apply will be put forward for partial or full funding under a variety of schemes available to the School.

Eligibility: The scholarships are mainly open to full- or part-time UK/EU students but some studentships are also available to international students.

For international students, the school will also consider matching funding secured from other international funding sources.

The scholarships are open to candidates to any of our four doctoral programmes: ArchitectureGeographyInternational Development (IDPM) and Planning and Environmental Management.

Criteria: Applicants are expected to have a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or its international equivalent), and a relevant postgraduate qualification (generally a Masters degree) with an average grade of 65% (or its international equivalent) and 65% in the dissertation.

Short-listing will be based on students’ academic achievement to date, a robust and comprehensive research proposal and a topic in the mainstream research interests of the School’s academic staff.

How to Apply: The first step is to apply for a place on one of our PhD Programmes, and be offered a place on the programme. You must have submitted a complete application for the PhD programme by the 1st February 2013 in order to be considered for the award.

Once you have submitted an application and hold an offer to study within the School your application will be automatically considered for funding.

Decisions under this scheme will be made on a rolling basis as and when applications are received and funding schemes (internal or external) become available.

If you have not heard from the School by Tuesday 30 April 2013, please assume on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Application Deadline : 1 February 2013