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North England

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School of Law Scholarships 2018-19
Scholarship Name School of Law Scholarships 2018-19
Scholarship amount £14,764 per year for 3 years
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 2 March 2018

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Law

Value

£14,764 per year for 3 years.

Specified use

Towards research degree

Tenable period

3 years commencing September 2018

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

To be confirmed

Funding provider

This award is internal.

School of Law at the University of Manchester

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Bioethics
  • Criminology
  • Law

Academic requirements

You must hold a First Class Honours/ High 2.1 or equivalent in your undergraduate degree/ and a distinction/ high merit or equivalent in your postgraduate degree

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

Competition is intense, but we welcome applications from well-qualified graduates.

  • You must hold an offer for one of our PhD/MPhil programmes
  • You should have accepted your offer by 10 March 2017
  • You must be a self-funding student, e.g. you are not sponsored

Successful candidates who have a suitable postgraduate qualification will register onto the PhD Law/Criminology programme and the Scholarship will continue for three years, on condition that they continue to reach the milestones required for progression to the following year.

Successful candidates who do not possess a suitable postgraduate qualification but wish to undertake postgraduate research in law/criminology/bioethics will register in the first instance for the MPhil and are expected to upgrade to PhD for two further years.

Application procedure

Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 2nd March 2018 at 5pm. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on this date will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

Additional documentation

As part of your funding application, please include the following documents:

  1. School of Law Scholarship application form
  2. Degree certificate and transcripts
  3. Research proposal
  4. References

Closing date

Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 2nd March 2018.   Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on this date will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by the beginning of February 2018. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Decision date

June 2018
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