The University of Kent is delighted to invite applications for 10 Global Challenges Doctoral Centre (GCDC) doctoral research scholarships, starting in the academic year 2020-2021 (from September 2020).
GCDC scholars will receive the following:
The scholarship call is open to applicants from all nationalities. Applicants paying overseas fees can still apply: four GCDC scholarships will be offered at the international rate and some academic schools may be able to support other applicants financially beyond the UKRI level.
GCDC research projects must meet Official Development Assistance (ODA) compliance requirements. This means the research must directly and primarily benefit the economic and social problems faced by developing countries on the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list.
The GCRF has identified three principal challenges that research projects should address:
In addition, the research project has to fit within the wider aims and specified challenges of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).
Applications for GCDC scholarships can be both student-led and project-led.
The deadline for this scholarship is midnight on 19 January 2020.