Thursday, February 12, 2015

University of Sheffield Faculty PhD Scholarships

The University of Sheffield invests a significant amount of funding each year in order to support the very best postgraduate research students. For entry in 2015-16, each Faculty is offering a number of scholarship awards on a competitive basis. 

Award details
Each Faculty can offer a range of awards which may include:
  • Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a full maintenance stipend at the RCUK rate (full-time rate £13,863 for 2014-15)
  • Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a half maintenance stipend (full-time rate £6,931.50 for 2014-15)
  • Fees only (UK/EU or Overseas)
  • a contribution towards fees and/or maintenance
  • access to Research Support funds for conference and other expenses

These scholarships fund up to three years full-time or six years part-time study, subject to satisfactory progress. Part-time studentships are paid at 50% of the full-time rate.

  • You should have, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent.
  • You should be applying to start your first year of study on a full-time or part-time PhD with the University in academic year 2015/16 (after 1st October 2015).
  • Awards are open to UK, EU and international applicants.

How to apply
Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis - applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a good match with supervisor/ departmental expertise.

For further details and application please visit the University of Sheffield Faculty PhD Scholarships page. 

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