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PhD Student Excellence Awards 2018/19

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications from excellent students with original research proposals for the University of Strathclyde Student Excellence awards commencing in October 2018.

Number of places

5

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

Opens

12 December 2017

Deadline

10 March 2018

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

You should have, or be expected to obtain, a first-class honours degree and/or a master’s degree with distinction.

Project Details

The HaSS Faculty offers high quality facilities within its purpose-designed Graduate School premises and world-leading training through the University’s PG Certificate in Postgraduate Researcher Development.

We are able to offer five awards across the following subject areas:

  • English, Journalism or Creative Writing (School of Humanities)
  • Law (School of Law)
  • Counselling, Physical Activity for Health, Psychology or Speech and Language Therapy (School of Psychological Sciences and Health)
  • Social Work or Social Policy (School of Social Work and Social Policy)
  • Education (School of Education)

Funding Details

These awards will cover student fees (at UK rates) and a bursary in line with UK Research Council rates.

International applicants welcome, but will need to pay difference between the Home Fee and the International Fee

How to apply

All applicants must apply online for a place on the PhD programme at Strathclyde by the closing date.

In the "programme name", pleases select appropriate PhD study area.

In the "Funding" section of the application form, please write ‘SEA scholarship’.

You should upload the following documents with your application:

  • 1500 word research proposal
  • A 2-page CV, including your academic achievements and any professional experience.
  • Academic transcript
  • 2 academic references

Applicants already holding doctoral qualifications should not apply.