Level: Doctor of Philosophy
Tuition: Partial coverage
Finaid max: 64000  GBP
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Deadline: 8 March 2019
Duration max: 24  months

Economics Scholarships are open to UK, EU and international fee rated applicants commencing full-time PhD study within the Economics Division of Leeds University Business School on 1 October 2019 or 1 February 2020.

Why study at the University of Leeds?

  • We are a leading, full-service business school, regularly world ranked by the Financial Times, QS and The Economist, and one of a small number of schools worldwide to be triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
  • We deliver undergraduate, masters, MBA, PhD, executive and professional education and online study, to over 3000 students from around 100 countries. 
  • We are a top ten business and management research institution, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). 
  • The School is a faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK, ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS rankings 2019) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.
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Value of award: Tuition fees at the relevant UK/EU or international rate and a maintenance grant equivalent to the Research Councils UK National Minimum Doctoral Stipend (currently £14,777 per annum for 2018/19, the amount will be reviewed annually). There are no additional allowances for travel or research costs.

 

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree and a British Masters degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university), in an appropriate academic discipline, with a minimum average score of 60 per cent (or equivalent).
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the Business School’s minimum English Language requirements prior to registration (EU/International applicants only).
  • Applicants must have an offer from Leeds University Business School to be eligible for a Leeds University Business School: Economics Scholarship.
  • The awards are available for new research students undertaking full-time study for 3 years leading to the degree of PhD: 
  • Students who are currently registered for PhD research study are not eligible for this competition.
  • These awards are not open to individuals who have already been awarded a PhD degree.

Scholarship regulations

  • Awards must be taken up on 1 October 2019 or 1 February 2020.
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this Scholarship.
  • The award will be made for one year in the first instance and is renewable for a further period of up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic progress and on condition that you have been successful in the “transfer” process and you are eligible for full PhD registration at the start of your second year of research.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form (can be found on the website). Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications via email.

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