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Fully-Funded PhD Research Scholarships for Overseas Students at Lancaster University in UK, 2020

­The new Fully Funded Research Scholarships is now available on offer for all new UK, EU or overseas students. These are available to pursue a PhD program.

Applicants will be joining a community of world-class academics who are passionate about their work and carry out cutting edge research.

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Worthy opportunity for overseas students.

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Applications Deadline: Friday 28 February 2020, by 5 pm GMT


  • All candidates are welcome to apply, whether you are from the UK, EU or overseas.
  • These are awarded in the following three subjects: The Cold War in Global Perspectives, Family Justice and Phonetics.

The awards will be awarded on a competitive basis. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • Potential for an original contribution.
  • Evidence of scholarly ability:
    – a clear and concise description of the study
    – awareness of current literature in the field
    – understanding of research methodology appropriate for an early-stage postgraduate pupil
    – a research project that can be completed within the timeframe allowed for a PhD

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: If you have not already done so, apply for a PhD in the appropriate department through the University‡s online application system. Simply create an account on the MyApplications website and then select ‘Create a new application‡ from your homepage once you are logged in.
  • In addition, complete and return the Faculty application Form 2020-21 to the appropriate departmental.
  • Supporting Documents: To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the upload a document from your device, Degree Transcript, Certificate, etc.
  • Admission Requirements: To apply for the program applicants must have a previous degree.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.


The funding will cover your course fees for the duration of your PhD studies and we will contribute £15,000 per year towards other costs.

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