Thursday, April 3, 2014

Leeds University Business School Economics International Studentship

1 tuition-fee studentship is available for International applicants who are commencing full-time PhD research study for the first time within the Economics Division from 1st October 2014.

Number of awards:  1 Economics Studentship award for International candidates only.

Value of award: tuition fees at the relevant International rate and a maintenance grant of £13,726 per annum.  There are no additional allowances for travel or research costs.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applicants MUST first submit a research degree study application form and be in receipt of a University BANNER ID Number (Student ID Number) to be eligible for a School Studentship;
  • Applications without a valid University ID Number will be rejected
  • Applicants must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree and a British Masters degree, (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate academic discipline, with a minimum average score of 60 per cent;
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the Business School’s minimum English Language requirements;
  • These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded a Doctoral degree.
  • The award will be made for one year in the first instance and renewable for a further period of up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
  • The award is available to Intertnational candidates only.

  • Awards must be taken up on 1st October 2014 for PhD only.
  • The awards are available for new research students undertaking full-time 3 years (+3) study leading to the degree of PhD.
  • Students who are already registered for PhD research study are not eligible for this competition.
  • The award is based on merit.
  • Successful candidates will be expected after appropriate training to undertake teaching duties as a teaching assistant (TA) from their second year.
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this Scholarship.

Application Deadline: Thursday 1st May 2014 (Midnight UK time)

For more information and application please visit the Leeds University Business School Economics International Studentship page.

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