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New Fully-Funded International PhD Fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast in UK, 2018-2021

International and EU PhD Positionsat Queen’s University Belfast in UK, 2021

The Queen‡s University Belfast is inviting applicants for the International and EU fully-funded PhD Positionsin the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to study alongside an interdisciplinary team of researchers and PhD students at the university.

Queen‡s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of our research assessed as ‘world-leading‡ or ‘internationally excellent‡ (REF 2014). University is ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world.

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A valuable study program for international and EU students in the UK.

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Why study at Queen‡s University Belfast? Queen‡s is committed to welcome students from all over the world and helping them to achieve their ambitions.

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD program.
  • Study Subject: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Number of Awards: Two
  • The award can be taken in the UK


To qualify for an international/EU scholarship, students must be in receipt of an offer to study for a PhD degree at Queen‡s University Belfast within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and meet the eligibility criteria below:

  • International and EU  students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
  • Students must not be in receipt of funding from any other organisation
  • Students must be in a position to commence their studies in September 2020
  • Students must be classified as international fee-paying students paying the international tuition fee rate OR be classified as EU fee-paying students paying the EU tuition fee rate in order to be considered for these awards.
  • Students must hold an offer of a place on a full-time programme at the Queen‡s University Belfast campus, starting in the academic year 2021-2022 and meet any academic and language conditions attached to their offer as stated in their offer letter.
  • Students studying on a part-time basis, or on foundation degrees or distance learning programmes, or any other programme with non-standard fee rates are not eligible for these endowments.

PhD Scholarships

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Complete an application for admission to PhD study via the Direct Application Portal.
  • English Language Requirements: Queen‡s University will continue to accept the IELTS Academic (both SELT and non-SELT), and TOEFL internet-based tests for direct admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs, if taken within the past two years.


  • 2 fully-funded PhD awards (open to non-UK, EU or international applicants)
  • This includes:
  • 3 years full fees
  • Maintenance/stipend payments
  • Access to Research Training Support Grant
  • 1 funded PhD award (open to non-UK international applicants only)
  • This includes:
  • 3 years full fees

Application Deadline: January 22, 2021

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