Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships for PhD Students at University of Roehampton in UK, 2015

Publish Date: Apr 12, 2015

Deadline: May 05, 2015

University of Roehampton is inviting applications for Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships for PhD Students. 50 VC Scholarships for PhD research areas across the university. Funding is available for UK/EU and International students at Home/EU rates for three years full-time study or part time equivalent for five years. The application deadline is 5 May 2015. 
Study Subject(s): Eligible research projects are available in departments across the University. Please consult the list of project areas in each department to find one that matches your research interests and experience. Roehampton Business School, Department of Dance, Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance, School of Education (including Policy, Philosophy, and Early Childhood studies), Department of English and Creative Writing, Department of Humanities (including History, Classics, and Theology), Department of Life Sciences (including Anthropology, Biology, Health, and Sport and Exercise Sciences), Department of Media, Culture and Language, Department of Psychology and Department of Social Sciences (including Sociology, Human Rights, and Political studies).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Roehampton in UK.
Scholarship Provider: University of Roehampton, UK
Students will benefit from being part of their Departmental research communities and the Graduate School, which sits at the heart of our supportive doctoral community. All doctoral students further benefit from a range of high-quality training opportunities that foster development both within the academy and beyond.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and International students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Roehampton is pleased to offer 50 VC Scholarships for PhD research areas across the university. We are seeking bold, innovative postgraduates with a record of achievement to undertake a broad range of thematic and cross-disciplinary projects. You will be supervised by experienced teams of internationally renowned scholars, enjoying extensive opportunities to collaborate with a diverse range of partners and to work within one of our highly acclaimed research networks.
Number of award(s): 50 VC Scholarships for PhD research areas across the university.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for three years.
What does it cover? 
Funding is available for UK/EU and International students at Home/EU rates (tuition fee waiver at £4,052 and stipend at £16,057 for 2015/16) for three years full-time study (or part time equivalent for five years).
Selection criteria: The University of Roehampton is committed to ensuring that applicants are selected on the basis of merit.
Notification: Applications will be considered first by relevant academic departments, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by the end of May. Each department will then nominate their best candidates to go forward to the University-level competition. Final results will be available at the end of June 2015.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically along with: Copies of your university transcripts, Copies of professional qualification certificates (if relevant), Test results to demonstrate your proficiency in English
and Completed Equal Opportunities Form.
-Prospective applicants are advised to contact the relevant faculty member named on the Eligible Project lists to informally discuss their application before submission.
-Students should then complete a VC Studentships Application Form, in consultation with the Notes of Guidance.
-Applicants must also arrange for references from academic referees to be sent directly to the above email address by the application deadline (5 May 2015). Applications without supporting references sent directly from referees will not be accepted. 

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