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100 London School of Economics and Political Science PhD Studentships in UK, 2019

The London School of Economics and Political Science is offering 100 PhD studentships for new PhD students. Studentships are available for Home UK/EU and overseas students undertaking full time research in any LSE discipline.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

The London School of Economics is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

Each academic department will be allowed to nominate a limited number of candidates for the awards. Award decisions will be made by a Panel representing different academic disciplines within the School.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: 
    • Deadline for MRes/PhD Economics for 2019 entry (including PhD Studentships and ESRC funding): 12 December 2018
    • Funding deadline for first round of PhD Studentships and for ESRC funding for 2019 entry: 7 January 2019
    • Funding deadline for second round of PhD Studentships deadline for 2019 entry (some departments only): 26 April 2019
  • Course Level: Studentships are available to undertake full-time research at London School of Economics and Political Science.
  • Study Subject: Studentships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
  • Scholarship Award: LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and
  • an annual stipend of £18,000.
  • Number of Scholarships: LSE will be offering around 100 major studentships to new PhD students.
  • Nationality: International Students
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: UK/EU and overseas students can apply for these LSE PhD studentships.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a
    • LSE PhD Studentships are tenable for four years and cover full fees and an annual stipend of £18,000. They are available for UK, EU and international students undertaking research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance.
    • These awards will be made solely on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates both to your past academic record and to an assessment of your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in your chosen topic in the time allocated.
    • The studentships include a requirement that scholars contribute to their department as part of their research training, in the form of teaching or other work, usually from year two onwards.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

PhD Scholarships

Application Procedure:

Academic departments nominate students for consideration by a School panel for all PhD funding opportunities they may be eligible for. There is no separate application for any of these studentships.

How to Apply: To be considered for this funding, you must submit your complete application for admission to LSE by a specific date. This date differs by academic department. Refer to the individual programme page for the relevant deadline information.


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