Fully Funded PhD Research Scholarships for Overseas Students at Lancaster University in UK, 2018/19

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Scholarship Description: The new Fully Funded Research Scholarships is now available on offer for all new UK, EU or overseas students. Students will be joining a community of world-class academics who are passionate about their work and carry out cutting edge research.

Scholarship Provider: Lancaster University is an internationally highly-ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research. Lancaster is one of only a handful of universities with a collegiate system which has helped to forge a strong sense of identity and loyalty, and continues to be a distinctive feature of student life at Lancaster.

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the following three subjects: The Cold War in Global Perspectives, Family Justice and Phonetics.

Scholarship Benefits: The funding will cover your course fees for the duration of your PhD studies and we will contribute £15,000 per year towards other costs.

Number of Scholarships: 3 scholarships are available.

Eligible Nationalities: All students are welcome to apply, whether you are from the UK, EU or overseas.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Potential for an original contribution.
  • Evidence of scholarly ability:
    – clear and concise description of the study
    – awareness of current literature in the field
    – understanding of research methodology appropriate for an early stage postgraduate student
    – a research project that can be completed within the timeframe allowed for a PhD

All students are welcome to apply, whether you are from the UK, EU or overseas.

Application Procedure: If you have not already done so, apply for a PhD in the appropriate department through the University’s online application system. Simply create an account on the My Applications website and then select ‘Create a new application’ from your homepage once you are logged-in.

In addition, complete and return the Faculty Scholarship Application Form 2019 to the appropriate departmental contact below.

The Cold War in Global Perspectives: Dr Marco Wyss (m.wyss-at-lancaster.ac.uk)

Family Justice: Professor Karen Broadhurst (k.broadhurst-at-lancaster.ac.uk)

Phonetics: Dr Sam Kirkham (s.kirkham-at-lancaster.ac.uk)

Scholarship Link

Deadline: March 1, 2019

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