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School of Social Sciences PhD Studentships at University of Manchester in UK, 2016/17



Application has commenced for School of Social Sciences PhD Studentships at University of Manchester in UK, this forthcoming 2016/17 session. This programme is open to open to students fro Developing Countries, including Africans. Funding is available to students undertaking study in: Economics, Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Sociology, Social Statistics and Politics. The application deadline is 18 January 2016.

Study Subject(s): This funding is available to students undertaking study in: Economics, Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Sociology, Social Statistics and Politics.
Course Level:
This funding is available to students undertake postgraduate research programme.
Scholarship Provider:
University of Manchester
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: UK Master’s degree (or equivalent) at Merit level, which must include a minimum 60% average in taught component plus 60% minimum in dissertation, with no mark below 50%.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarship is available for applicants of all nationalities.

Scholarship Description:  University of Manchester at School of Social Sciences is offering PhD Studentships for the year 2016. Applicants must have UK Master’s degree (or equivalent) at Merit level, which must include a minimum 60% average in taught component plus 60% minimum in dissertation, with no mark below 50% are eligible to apply.

Number of award(s): +3 PhD studentships will be awarded.

Duration of award(s): The studentship is awarded for 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

What does it cover? Home Fees
-£14,210 annual stipend (to be confirmed)
-Students can claim for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.

Selection criteria: Selection is based on academic merit.

Notification: Studentship decision will be announced in March/April 2016.

How to Apply: Full on-line application which must include;
-Research proposal
-Two academic references
-Degree certificates and transcripts
-Personal Statement
-CV

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 18 January 2016.
-For receipt of all application documents.
Specific deadlines for each Discipline Area as follows:
-Politics – deadline Monday 23 November 2015
-Economics – deadline Wednesday 10 February 2016
-Sociology – deadline Monday 18 January 2016
-Social Anthropology – deadline Monday 18 January 2016
-Social Statistics – deadline Monday 18 January 2016
-Philosophy – deadline Friday 22 January 2016
-Applied Social Research – deadline Monday 18 January 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application.

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