Kent Business School is currently inviting applications for PhD scholarships for candidates starting their studies in September 2018. Candidates must have applied for a PhD at Kent Business School, and research proposals can be within the following areas:
• Management Science
• Operational Research
A three-year studentship, which includes Home/EU tuition fees, and a stipend of £14,553 per year (2017/2018 rate). This Scholarship takes the form of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA), meaning PhD students receive financial support (a combined salary and maintenance grant) in return for undertaking some part-time teaching/research assistant activities.
Note: Overseas students will have to fund the difference between Home/EU and Overseas fees.
Kent Business School International Research Studentship
A three-year studentship, which includes Overseas tuition fees, and a stipend of £14,553 per year (2017/2018 rate). This Scholarship takes the form of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA), meaning PhD students receive financial support (a combined salary and maintenance grant) in return for undertaking some part-time teaching research assistant activities.
South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) PhD Studentships
A three-year studentship, which includes a maintenance grant of £14,553 per year (2017/18 rate), tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and access to further research funding.
Note: to be eligible for the full studentship, applicants must have settled status in the UK and have been 'ordinarily resident' in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant.
Scholarships are awarded to students with excellent research potential. Successful applicants will normally meet all of the following criteria, unless both the research proposal and references are exceptional:
• Distinction at Master's level in a relevant subject
• Score of 7.0 in IELT test (waived if an applicant is a national of a majority English-speaking country, or has completed a qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelor's degree in a majority English-speaking country )- all PhD scholarship students carry out teaching duties
• First at undergraduate level if still completing a Master's programme
The closing date for scholarship applications are:
• 19th January- Vice-Chancellor's Research Scholarship
• 22nd January- South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) PhD Studentships.
• 30th March – Kent Business School International Research Scholarships
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.
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