Doctorate/MPhil Scholarship in the field of Economics at Open Society Foundations / Staffordshire University Scholarship, 2012-2013 UK
Scholarship Provider: Open Society Foundations / Staffordshire University Scholarship
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility:-Be nationals of and normally resident in one of the following: Albania, Republic of Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia or the Republic of Montenegro during the academic year in which they apply for the award;
-applicants who are temporarily out of the country at the time of application (for a total period of less than three consecutive months) may be treated as being resident; „h Hold a first degree (the equivalent of a BA degree) with good grades in economics or related disciplines;
– Hold a teaching or research position, as an assistant, a junior lecturer or researcher, at a higher education, research or public sector institution in one of the countries in the scheme;
-Be able to demonstrate their knowledge of English by passing a TOEFL (ITP) or IELTS test at an appropriate level by the time interviews are held for these scholarships, or by other means (such as having completed an academic programme in English at another institution, or having obtained a satisfactory mark in one of the above-mentioned tests at a date no earlier than January 2010);
– Return to their home countries at the end of their scholarship period.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Albania, the Republic of Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of Montenegro
Scholarship Description: The Open Society Foundations and Staffordshire University Business School jointly invite applications from university graduates with outstanding academic qualifications for five scholarships on the MPhil/PhD in Economics programme by Distance Learning mode. This scheme aims to support the reform of the higher education system in Central and East European countries by providing opportunities for younger university teachers and researchers to gain access to West European higher education and to pursue research in Economics at an advanced level, leading to an MPhil or a PhD degree.
How to Apply: By post
Scholarship Application Deadline: 23 January 2012