Successful candidates will have obtained a 1st or good 2.1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and ordinarily an MA or MSc at Merit or Distinction level. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum (for entry in September/October 2016 only) and anadditional allowance of £3,000 per year to encourage you to undertake training in and to apply advanced quantitative methods.
- All Scholarships are offered under the Graduate Teaching Assistant model, ie. a stipend and a payment for teaching (with the exception to funding being used to match-fund research council scholarships).
- Scholarships are only available to new PhD students.
- Applications will only be approved if they include two references.
- In order to fulfil the requirements of a scholarship, international students must be eligible to work in the UK. SeeGuidance on Checking Eligibility to work in the UK.
- If successful, international applications will have to cover the difference in fees themselves.
The deadline for applications is on 23.59 Sunday 31 January 2016. Interviews will be held at the Canterbury campus on Thursday 11 February 2016; those who are shortlisted for interview will be notified on Monday 8 February 2016 at 17.00.