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Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship at University of Kent in UK, 2016

University of Kent is awarding quantitative social science PhD scholarship for September/October 2016 intake. Both UK and international students are eligible to apply for PhD scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum. The application deadline is 31 January 2016.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in the field of sociology, social policy and criminology.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing postgraduate research programme at the University of Kent.
Scholarship Provider: University of Kent, UK
The award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:
-Successful candidates will have obtained a 1st or good 2.1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and ordinarily an MA or MSc at Merit or Distinction level
-Applications will only be considered if applicants have secured agreement from a member of staff in their area of interest to supervise them. Only one academic may be approached at a time (multiple simultaneous approaches will result in the application being rejected).
-An IELT score of 7.0 for non-UK students with a minimum of 6.5 in all components, as all PhD scholarship students are expected to have excellent communication skills.

Open for International Students: UK and international students can apply for PhD scholarship.

Description:  Applications are invited for Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship at the University of Kent. Successful candidates will have obtained a 1st or good 2.1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and ordinarily an MA or MSc at Merit or Distinction level. The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum (for entry in September/October 2016 only) and anadditional allowance of £3,000 per year to encourage you to undertake training in and to apply advanced quantitative methods.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? The scholarship covers tuition fees at the postgraduate standard home/EU rate (£3,996) in addition to an annual maintenance stipend of £13,863 per annum (for entry in September/October 2016 only) and an additional allowance of £3,000 per year to encourage you to undertake training in and to apply advanced quantitative methods.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Interviews will be held at the Canterbury campus on Thursday 11 February 2016; those who are shortlisted for interview will be notified on Monday 8 February 2016.

How to Apply: You need to make two applications:
-For a place to study a postgraduate degree in one of Sociology, Social Policy or Criminology at the University – online application
-For the Quantitative Social Science PhD Scholarship, click to obtain the application form.
Information on postgraduate research programmes can be viewed on our postgraduate studies webpage.

Application Form

application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 January 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Quantitative social science PhD scholarship