University of Manchester
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North England

University of Manchester

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25

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North England

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Research Impact Scholarships in the School of Law 2018-19
Scholarship Name Research Impact Scholarships in the School of Law 2018-19
Scholarship amount £19,000 per year
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 2 March 2018

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Law

Value

The scholarship value is £19,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance. Additional funding of up to £2,000 per year is available to support placement, overseas institutional visit, research training and conference attendance at the discretion of the Faculty PGR Committee Chair.

Specified use

The funding is provided for three years commencing in academic year 2018-19.

Tenable period

The total award value is £19,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

Two PhD scholarships are available for doctoral studies in the Faculty of Humanities, the University of Manchester commencing 2018/19. The funds are made available through the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) from donation to the University of Manchester. Please seehttp://your.manchester.ac.uk/ for more information.  

Funding provider

The University of Manchester Division of Development and Alumni Relations

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

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Bioethics
  • Criminology
  • Law

Academic requirements

Applicants should refer to the School's website for information about the programme academic entry requirements.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet the entry requirements of the PhD programme.

Students who have already started their doctoral degree are not eligible.

Subject to confirmation from the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR), the proposed research project must be related to the University's philanthropic research themes. Further information can be found on Priorities at Manchester .

Although not a requirement, priority is given to candidates who have identified or developed a potential opportunity to undertake a doctoral placement and/or an overseas institutional visit during their PhD.

Research supervisors must have a proven track record of undertaking research at internationally recognised levels of excellence and regularly publish the results in leading outlets, in addition to the supervision of research students through to timely and successful completion.

Application procedure

Applicants should submit their PhD application online and send supporting documents (research proposal, degree certificates and transcripts, references, English language proficiency test result if applicable) and the Research Impact Scholarship application form tolaw.scholarship@manchester.ac.uk .

Additional documentation

Selection body

Nominations from schools will be considered by the Faculty of Humanities committee. Nominations which do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be included in the Faculty committee consideration. Applications sent directly from candidates or supervisors to the Faculty will be referred to the School.

Closing date

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

In order to apply for funding you must first have applied for a place on one of our PhD degree programmes. We recommend that an application for PhD study is made at least four weeks before the funding deadline.

Decision date

June 2018

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