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SGSSS Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) PhD Studentships in UK, 2020

The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is proud to announce the SGSSS Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) PhD Positionsfor the academic session 2020-21.

The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is the UK’s largest facilitator of funding, training and support for doctoral students in social science. By combining the expertise of sixteen universities across Scotland, the school facilitates world-class PhD research. The school is funded jointly by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Scottish Funding Council.

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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: January 10, 2020
  • Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Education, Entrepreneurship, History, Law, Marketing, Politics, Psychology, Social work and social policy, Business, Strategy and organisation,
  • Scholarship Award: Home tuition fee, Stipend.
  • Nationality: Research Council (RC) fees and stipend can only be awarded to UK and EU students and  International students.
  • Number of Scholarships: ten studentships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

  • Eligible Countries: Uk, EU and international students
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • A good honours degree at first- or upper second-class level, from a UK academic higher education institution. In the majority of cases, students will have undertaken an undergraduate course at a recognised UK higher education institution.
  • Research Council (UKRI) fees and stipend can only be awarded to UK and EU students and not to EEA or International students.
  • EU students are only eligible for UKRI stipend if they have been resident in the UK for 3 years, including for study purposes, immediately prior to starting their PhD.
  • International students cannot be funded from UKRI funds unless they are ‘settled’ in the UK.
  • Students with full Refugee status are eligible for fees and stipend.

Application Procedure

  • How to Apply: 
  • Applicants can apply on a GradHub: https://gradhub.sgsss.ac.uk/students/Register
  • Applicants submit a proposal, supporting statement and cv to the Pathway Lead
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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