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Leeds is offering Research Scholarships to home/EU/international students.
Applicants are encouraged to contact supervisors to discuss the specifics of the project and the availability of different scholarship schemes.
Applications must be completed online to obtain a student number.
Offers are made to the most able students as soon as possible.
Applications will also be considered from Self-Funded Students. If you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application will be considered for this project. However, tuition and bench fees will be payable for this project.
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