The Law School at the University of Strathclyde invites applications for the award of a Campbell Burns Scholarship for Academic Session 2015-16. Scholarships are open for international students. Scholarships are awarded for PhD/MPhil degree in any area of law (or criminology, socio-legal studies and legal theory) at University of Strathclyde, UK. The scholarship covers fees (up to the Home/EU/EEA level only) for each year of the period of study (1 year for MPhil students; 3 years for PhD students) together with an annual maintenance award of £10,000. The application deadline is 30th May 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are available in any area of law (or criminology, socio-legal studies and legal theory).
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for PhD/MPhil degree at University of Strathclyde, UK
Scholarship Provider: University of Strathclyde
Applicants must normally hold or expect to obtain a First or Upper Second class Honours degree, or equivalent, and must have submitted an online application for admission to postgraduate research at The Law School of the University of Strathclyde. In the case of undergraduate applicants, any award will be conditional on a degree of the required standing being obtained. In all cases, the award will not be confirmed until the applicant has been accepted by the University as a postgraduate research student.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
The Law School at the University of Strathclyde invites applications for the award of a Campbell Burns Scholarship and for the allocation of financial assistance towards the cost of a PhD / MPhil degree in any area of law (or criminology, socio-legal studies and legal theory).
Duration of award(s): Awards are made for one year in the first instance and in the case of PhD studies, subject to satisfactory progress, Campbell Burns scholarships will normally be renewed annually up to a maximum of a further two years.
What does it cover?
The award covers fees up to the Home/EU/EEA rate only.
-Awards will normally comprise of the following components:
-Fees to the Home/ EU/ EEA rate for each year in which the award-holder is registered with the School of Law for their research studies
Selection criteria: Awards are made on a competitive basis.
-Applicants must ensure that all requisite information (including copies of your previous qualifications – degrees etc) is uploaded to your application for a PhD / MPhil place once you have created it. If you are currently studying for a qualification, and the results are not yet known, please make this clear.
-Do not attach anything to the Campbell Burns form. Fill (or paste) all information (eg research proposal, previous qualifications) into the spaces provided on the form.
-Two academic references are required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that these are provided by the closing date. These must either be uploaded to your application for a place or e-mailed .We will NOT pursue references. Your application will be weakened, and may be disregarded altogether, if references are not made available in this way by the closing date.
-You must inform us of any other scholarship or bursary funding which you hold or which you obtain after submitting a Campbell Burns application.
-Existing self-funding PhD students may also apply. You should fill up and submit the Campbell Burns application form by the closing date. We will use the references submitted with your original application for a PhD place unless these are unavailable in which case we will contact you. If you prefer, you may arrange for two up-to-date references to be emailed to email@example.com by the closing date.
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