Postgraduate research opportunities Global Research Award (Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences)

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Key facts

  • Opens: Friday 18 June 2021
  • Deadline: Friday 16 July 2021
  • Number of places: 10
  • Duration: PhD/EdD: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time; MPhil/MRes: 1 year full-time
  • Funding: International fee, Home fee

Overview

As part of its longstanding commitment to growing its population of excellent postgraduate researchers, the University is offering a number of Global Research Awards. These awards will cover the full tuition fee for International and UK postgraduate research students, with a start date of 1 October 2021. The awards will apply for each year of study, up to a maximum of three years for full-time study or six years for part-time study.
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Eligibility

Please note the following academic criteria:

  • Candidates must demonstrate an excellent academic record. For Doctoral study, this should comprise a First-Class undergraduate degree (or equivalent); and/or a relevant Master’s degree with Merit/Distinction, and/or evidence of equivalent achievement.  (Students with an Upper Second Class degree (or equivalent) and a Masters, with an outstanding proposal, may also apply).

  • MPhil and MRes applicants are only required to have an undergraduate degree at First or Upper Second Class.

  • Candidates must demonstrate strong research potential (evidenced by the research proposal and academic references) and a clear fit between their research interests and the research strengths of one of the Schools and/or subject areas in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.
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Project Details

The first step is to complete a successful application for admission.

Prospective students who receive and accept an offer of admission will be eligible to apply for a Global Research Award. Prospective students can apply for this award if they are self-funded. These scholarships cannot be combined with any other Strathclyde University award.

To apply for this award you must submit a brief personal statement (max. 300 words) along with your CV, research proposal and transcripts to hass-scholarships@strath.ac.uk  by the closing date below. The statement should explain why you are applying for the Global Research Award and your suitability for postgraduate research studies.

Study modes & duration

PhD/EdD: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

MPhil/MRes: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Further information

  • Applications must be submitted by 16th July 2021
  • You will only be considered for the award if you have submitted the required documents to hass-scholarships@strath.ac.uk by this date
  • Successful applicants will be notified by 6th August 2021
  • Students must start their studies on 1st October 2021 (or 13th September 2021 for EdD studies)
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Supervisors

You should investigate potential supervisors via the subject links below.

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Apply

After completing a successful online application in one of the subjects listed below, you must submit a brief personal statement (maximum of 300 words) along with your CV, research proposal and transcripts to hass-scholarships@strath.ac.uk.

The statement should explain why you are applying for the Global Research Award and your suitability for postgraduate research studies.

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