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Chancellor's International Research Scholarship 2016, University of Sussex, UK

Publish Date: Oct 08, 2015

Deadline: Jan 29, 2016

Chancellor's International Research Scholarship 2016, University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is seeking to attract 10 international research scholars

A scholarship will normally be tenable for one year in the first instance, renewable annually for a maximum of 3 years for full-time doctoral students.

The scholarship will cover international fees and provide a stipend which will match that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council. For the latest information on stipend levels see:

Award amount

Fees and Stipend


Applicants must apply for a PhD in one of the Social Science Schools of study at the Univeristy of Sussex:

You must be classified as an international fee paying student to apply.

Applicants must commence their PhD academic studies in the United Kingdom in September 2016.

Applicants must meet the University's academic entry requirements and the IELTS English Language Requirements contained in the postgraduate prospectus

Application procedure

Applicants should apply online - to the University of Sussex by Wednesday 13th January 2016, you are also required to complete and submit a Chancellor's International Research Scholarship (CIRS) - application form

by 4.00pm on Friday 29th January 2016.

no longer than 2 sides of A4 and needs to outline the overall goals and proposed timeline of the proposed research project. It should focus on the logistics of the research, rather than its theoretical or intellectual content. It must also give details of any language training and fieldwork that will be necessary in order to carry out the proposed research.

Please note that applicants will need to supply their University of Sussex application number when completing their scholarship application form.


Applications to the University of Sussex need to be made by Wednesday 13th January 2016

Applicants need to submit their Chancellor's International Scholarship application to the University by 4.00 pm on Friday 29th January 2016

Applicants will be notified of the outcome regarding their application by Friday 11th March 2016

Further information

Successful applicants will be expected to support the University's international strategy. This could include supporting international partnership development, promotional or ambassadorial activities, up to a maximum of 6 hours per week and not exceeding 180 hours in any one academic year.

Contact details

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