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Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Criminology at University of Leicester in UK, 2015

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May 01, 2015

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The Department of Criminology is offering a fully funded PhD studentship for September 2015 entry in the Department of Criminology. This studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work. The application deadline is 1 May 2015.
 
Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded in the field of Criminology (areas consistent with the research interests of the Department’s academic staff which include: Media, Communication, and Surveillance, Cultures, Subcultures, and Deviancy, Communities and Policing, Penology, Globalisation and Security and Gender and Sexuality).
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme at University of Leicester.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Leicester, UK
Accreditation: University of Leicester is an accredited university. University of Leicester is accredited by the 1994 Group, AMBA, EUA, ACU and EMUA.

 

Eligibility:
-First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject
-It is expected that applicants will also hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject or have equivalent professional experience
-Standard English language requirements-Available to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants -please note though that the award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only; international applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK/EU tuition fees) must demonstrate at the time of their application that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates
-Available for full-time registration only
-Available to new applicants only – i.e., existing PhD students are not eligible for this studentship
-Applicants must be able to start in September 2015 
Scholarship Open for International Students: 
UK/EU and international applicants can apply for the studentship.
Scholarship Description: The Department of Criminology is pleased to offer a fully funded studentship for September 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The Department of Criminology is pleased to offer a fully-funded studentship for September 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. This studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.
Number of award(s): One fully-funded studentship is available for September 2015 entry.
Duration of award(s): This studentship will be awarded for up to three years.
What does it cover? 
This studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.
How to Apply:
-Draft a research proposal that tells us what you want to research, how you intend to do it, and why it is worth doing
-Prepare your supporting documents – with your application you need to include proof that you meet the academic and English language entry requirements: include all relevant certificates/diplomas and transcripts, international applicants must provide official copies of their entire course transcripts including explanations of the mark schemes used and, where possible, an indication of their class ranking/position in class and supporting documents not in English must be provided with a certified English translation. You must also provide contact details for two academic (not personal) referees who can comment on your suitability for the research degree programme.
-Submit your online application or apply by post.
 
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