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PhD Studentship in Comparative Politics at University of Leicester in UK, 2015

University of Leicester is inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship in comparative politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations. This studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work. The application deadline is 19 April 2015.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is awarded to undertake research in areas consistent with the research interests of the Department of Politics and International Relations’ academic staff. The university would particularly welcome applications from those looking to undertake research with a focus on one or more of the following areas: British Politics, Representation, Gender Politics, Legislatures and Political Parties.

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Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme.
Scholarship Provider: University of Leicester, UK
Award can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:
-First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject (or show evidence of achieving this by September 2015)
-It is expected that applicants will also hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject (or show evidence of achieving this by September 2015)
-Standard English language requirements-Available to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants – please note though that the award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only; international applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK/EU tuition fees) must demonstrate at the time of their application that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates
-Available for full-time registration only
-Available to new applicants only – i.e., existing PhD students are not eligible for this studentship
-Applicants must be able to start in September 2015

Open for International Students: University of LeicesterUK/EU and international applicants can apply for this fully-funded PhD studentship.

Description: The Department of Politics and International Relations is pleased to offer a fully-funded studentship for September 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The Department of Politics and International Relations is pleased to offer a fully-funded studentship for October 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. This studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.

Number of award(s): A fully-funded PhD studentship is available for October 2015.

Duration of award(s): This studentship is awarded for a period of three years.

What does it cover? This fully-funded studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for three years and include an annual stipend of £14,057. The successful applicant will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:
-Draft a research proposal that tells us what you want to research, how you intend to do it, and why it is worth doing
-Prepare your supporting documents – with your application you need to include proof that you meet the academic and English language entry requirements.
-You must also provide contact details for two academic (not personal) referees who can comment on your suitability for the research degree programme
-Submit your online application or apply by post. In the Fees and Financial Support section of the application, applicants must state that they wish to be considered for this September 2015 PhD Studentship in Politics and International Relations (Ref. Comparative Politics)

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 19 April 2015.

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