Scholarships: The Ulster University is offering PhD Studentships Competition for the academic year 2018.

Host College/University: The Ulster University.

Degree level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programe.

Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded Architecture, Built Environment and Planning; Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory; Biomedical Sciences; Business and Management Studies; Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management; Computer Science and Informatics; Education; Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials; English Language and Literature; Geography and Environmental Studies; History; Law; Modern Languages and Linguistics; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts; Nursing and Health; Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience; Social Work and Social Policy and Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism

Scholarship Award: VCRS The scholarships will cover tuition fees and a maintenance award of not less than £14,553 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory academic performance). Applications are invited from UK, European Union and overseas students.
Department for the Economy (DfE): The scholarships will cover tuition fees at the home rate and, for applicants with UK residence only, a maintenance allowance of not less than £14.553 per annum for three years. EU residents may also apply but, if successful, will receive fees only. Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Nationalities: UK & International students are eligible for this scholarship.  

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Applicants should hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed area of study; applicants deemed by Senate to hold an equivalent qualification will also be considered.
  • All applicants should also hold a relevant English language qualification. All applications for studentships will be considered on a competitive basis and with regard to the applicant’s qualifications, skills, experience and interests.
  • Applicants should be aware that the competition for funded entry is very high. It is important that all parts of the application process are completed in accordance with instructions. All applicants are advised to discuss their application with the staff noted within the project description prior to submission.
  • Applicants should note that disclosure of disability or personal circumstances should be made as part of the application process or as soon as possible thereafter in order to facilitate any necessary accommodation.
  • Non-UK/EU students, who do not hold a degree from the UK or other UKVI-recognised majorities English-speaking country, must have a UK Home Office approved test. As of 06 April 2015 the only accepted test providers are:
  • IELTS – Applicants must have IELTS (UKVI (Academic)) awarded with an overall grade of 6.0, and no individual component less than 5.5;
  • Trinity College London – Applicants must have Integrated Skills with English, awarded with level B2 or above.

Applying procedure Instructions:   

  • All information on existing qualifications and transcripts
  • Funding details or requirements
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Names and addresses of referees

Scholarships Official Web Links: Applications are made by using the online application system – the right information and and advice to make a successful application.

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Scholarship Deadline: February 19, 2018