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PhD Fully-Funded Scholarship in Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds

PhD Fully-Funded Scholarship in Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds

Are you a passionate researcher with a keen interest in the ‘politics of global challenges’? The School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at the University of Leeds invites exceptional candidates to apply for the Politics of Global Challenges Doctoral Scholarship for the academic year 2024/25. This prestigious scholarship covers full fees and maintenance, offering a transformative opportunity for future leaders in political research.

Key Details:

  • Application Deadline: Monday, 11 March 2024
  • Funding Start Date: Tuesday, 1 October 2024
  • Number of Scholarships: 2 (1 for UK applicants, 1 for international applicants)
  • Country Eligibility: International (Open to all nationalities, including the UK)
  • Source of Funding: University of Leeds
  • Duration: Full-time (3.5 years)

Entry Requirements:

  • Applicants should typically hold a First-class Undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) AND/OR a Distinction (or predicted Distinction) in their Masters degree (both in an appropriate discipline).
  • English language requirements: IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) or equivalent, valid within two years of the course start date.

Application Process:

Stage 1 – Research Place Application:

  1. Apply for a research place of study through the online application form.
  2. Clearly state your interest in the “PhD Scholarship in Politics and International Studies.”
  3. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for PhD candidates.
  4. Submit all required supporting documents for your PhD study application.

Stage 2 – Scholarship Application:

  1. Once you receive your student ID number, apply for the Politics of Global Challenges Doctoral Scholarship by completing the Scholarship Application Form.
  2. Submit your scholarship application by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, 11th March 2024.
  3. If English is not your first language, provide evidence of meeting the University’s minimum English language requirements.

Award Details:

  • Two full-time PhD scholarships covering tuition fees and a maintenance grant matching UKRI maintenance stipend for 3.5 years.
  • The scholarship covers up to 6 months of maintenance allowance in year 4 but does not include the overtime fee.

Conditions:

  • Applicants must not have already been awarded or be currently studying for a doctoral degree.
  • Awards must be taken up by 1st October 2024.
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds while receiving this scholarship.

Don’t miss the chance to contribute to cutting-edge research in the ‘politics of global challenges.’ Apply for the fully-funded Politics of Global Challenges Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Leeds and shape your future as a leader in international politics!

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