About Marchant Postgraduate Scholarship
Durham University is actively involved in working with Durham County Council and regional partners to support inward investment in the region as well as research into developing the supply chain. The Institute for Local Governance(ILG) at Durham University Business School is a pioneering research and knowledge exchange venture designed to maximise the benefits of collaboration between universities in the North East of England and the local authorities.
Thanks to a generous donation, the Business School is able to offer a scholarship for a Masters by Research (MRes) leading to a PhD in the area of regional economic development focusing on issues surrounding Japanese inward investment.
Applications are welcome from students with a social science or business background and strong interest in economic geography, regional development and business growth relating to the research scope.
Applicants should be aware that they will be subject to Durham University Business School standard application procedures concerning English Language requirements.
The total sum of financial support over the period of study is £48,000 at a rate of £12,000 per annum, subject to review at the end of the first year.
The successful applicant will be based at the Institute for Local Governance at Durham University Business School and will be expected to contribute to the academic community of the University and work closely with local partners, businesses and faculty in the Department of Geography.