Whether you’re working toward your PhD or research degree, there are scholarships to help you along the way. Swansea University is pleased to offer the Fully Funded UKRI International PhD Scholarship in Psychology.
This scholarship program is open to candidates of any nationality commencing a PhD program study in Psychology. Selected students will receive a fully funded program at Swansea during their studies.
Worthy opportunity to study PhD in the UK.
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Established in 1920, Swansea University is a research-led university and public research university located in Wales, United Kingdom. It has three faculties across its two campuses. Its academic departments are organized into three faculties, which include a total of eleven schools.
Why study at Swansea University? It offers around 450 undergraduate, 280 masters taught and 150 postgraduate research courses. Swansea has set high standards for teaching and is known for student experience and opportunities.
Application Deadline: 14 April 2023.
- University or Organization: Swansea University
- Department: Psychology
- Course Level: PhD in Psychology
- Award: Fully-Funded
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: All nationality
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for the PhD in Psychology
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at the 2.1 level and a master’s degree.
- Alternatively, applicants with a UK first-class honours degree (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University) not holding a master’s degree, will be considered on an individual basis.
- Country-specific information for European and international applicants
- Interested individuals with a 2.1 level undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Psychology or a closely aligned discipline (e.g., Social and Behavioural Sciences) to apply for this fully-funded PhD position.
- Candidates should have strong quantitative research skills, including designing, conducting, and analyzing data from experiments.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To apply, applicants must complete an application online with the following information:
- Course choice –select Psychology / PhD / Full-time / 3 Year / October
- Start year – select 2023
- Funding – a) ‘Are you funding your studies yourself?’ –select No. b) ‘Name of Individual or organization providing funds for study’ –enter ‘RS189 – PhD TRUE’
- Supporting Documents: As part of their online application, applicants must upload the following documents (do not send these via email):
- Degree certificates and transcripts (if they are currently studying for a degree, screenshots of their grades to date are sufficient)
- A sample of academic writing such as an essay or an excerpt from a dissertation
- A brief cover letter stating suitability for the role
- 500-word research proposal, setting out a sample research question (within the scope of the TRUE project) and the methods they would use to answer this research question; this should also include a brief description of the analytic approach that would be used to analyse the data.
- Two references (academic or previous employer) on the headed paper or using the Swansea University reference form. Referees should cite their employment email address for verification of reference.
- Evidence of meeting English Language requirements (if applicable).
- Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable)
- Admission Requirements: If applicants are holding a non-UK degree, see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if they meet the eligibility.
- Language Requirement: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with no individual component below 6.5) or Swansea recognized equivalent. Details on the Swansea University English Language entry policy can be found here.
Swansea University will provide the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend as the following:
- This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend of £17,668 (UKRI rate).
- Additional research expenses will also be available.