Durham University UK Doctoral Studentships
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Durham University UK Doctoral Studentships

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Category :
Research Programs
Subject Areas :
Social Sciences & Health
Scholarships Provided by :
Durham University, UK 
Scholarships Provided to :
New, high-caliber PhD students 

Durham University, UK offers Doctoral Scholarships for new, high-calibre PhD students for pursuing their higher studies within the Faculty of Social Sciences & Health  for the session commencing in October of the current year. International students across all of the Faculty's Departments and Schools can apply for a Durham Doctoral Studentship. Additionally, Home/EU students in fields not supported by Doctoral Training Partnerships will also be considered for these awards.

Durham University is distinctive - a residential collegiate university is an international scholarly community which reflects the ambitions of cultures from around the world, promote individual participation, providing a rounded education in which students, staff and alumni gain both the academic and the personal skills required to flourish. The aim of the University is to provide the highest distinction in research and scholarship and are committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. The research and scholarship of the University affect every continent. 

Research Areas:

Social Sciences & Health


Durham Doctoral Studentships are tenable for 3 years and provide award-holders a tax-free maintenance grant set at the UK Research Council's national rate. It covers full payment tuition fees  to the amount of ¬£14,533 - the exact sum is announced annually by RCUK. Part-time award-holders are funded for six (6) years and receive a maintenance grant and research expenses allowance at 50% of the full-time rate.

Eligibility Criteria :

The students should :

In addition, candidates will usually hold or be completing a Masters degree in their area of proposed study or related discipline.

Selection Procedure

The candidates are selected on the basis of students academic merit and the other details filled in the scholarship application; the selected candidates will be informed through email.

Students financial status and nationality are not taken into account.

How to apply

Candidates can apply online along with required documents:

Documents required

Current CV;
A research proposal, which is no longer than 2,000 words in length (excluding bibliography);
Two references; and
Transcripts of previous degree(s)

If any questions about applying for a Durham Doctoral Studentship please contact the prospective Department or School.

Useful Contact

The Palatine Centre 
Durham University
Stockton Road
Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
Telephone: 0191 334 5200
Website: www.soas.ac.uk

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