The scholarship covers the fees at overseas rates, stipend at Research Council UK rates, currently £16,057 (tax-free), and contribution to research project costs.
The scholarships are for 3 years, subject to annual assessments of satisfactory progress.
Three (3) awards will be granted
Applications are due on Monday, 5 December 2016
Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held by telephone/Skype in the second half of January 2017.
The University of Roehampton, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, south-west London. The University celebrates 150 years of involvement in higher education in 2016. It is a research intensive modern university and has an excellent research track record in all its 10 academic departments.
Research students are welcomed as full members of its thriving research environment. They receive excellent training through its Research Student Development Programme, and engage in academic and social activities with its active research student community. Students also benefit from the huge range of research events and facilities available in London.
This programme is open to all international students but preference will be given to candidates from lower or middle income countries (see World Bank list of lower or middle income countries.)
CRITERIA / REQUIREMENTS
You must meet the standard requirements for PhD study at Roehampton. The criteria are:
Academic excellence – record to date and potential
Nationality and domicile (candidates must declare all nationalities held; preference will be given to those who are solely citizens of and domiciled in lower-middle income countries*)
Commitment to contributing to the student’s home community
Fit of proposed project to the research environment at Roehampton and available supervisory expertise
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