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Social Sciences Scholarships for International Students at University of Essex in UK, 2019

The University of Essex is offering Social Sciences Scholarships for UK, EU and international full-time students in the UK. These opportunities are available for pursuing full-time PhD, Integrated PhD or Professional Doctorate, starting in October 2019-20.

The University of Essex is a public research university in Colchester, Essex, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965.

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The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.

  • Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing full-time PhD, Integrated PhD or Professional Doctorate programme (not MPhil, Doctor of Medicine, Masters by Dissertation, 1+3 Doctorate or full-time Professional Doctorate).
  • Study Subject: The studentships are awarded within the departments of Economics, Essex Business School, Government, Language and Linguistics and Sociology.
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility

  • You can apply for this application if you have been offered a place at Essex for a full-time PhD, Integrated PhD or Professional Doctorate, starting in October 2019-20.
  • The departments participating in the University of Essex Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarship scheme for 2019-20 are Economics, Essex Business School, Government, Institute for Social and Economic Research, Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, Language and Linguistics and Sociology.

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How to Apply

  • How to Apply: You need to apply for admission to the University via our online postgraduate application form. If you haven’t applied for SeNSS funding, you should complete the online Social Sciences Doctoral application form.
  • Entrance Requirement: Students must have a degree from a recognised UK university other than Essex with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours.
  • English Language Requirement: The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.

Benefits

  • a fee waiver equal to the Home/EU fee (international students will need to pay the balance of their fees)
  • a doctoral stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK National Minimum Doctoral Stipend (£14,777 based on 2018-19 amount, 2019-20 amounts are yet to be announced)
  • a training bursary of £250 per year
  • Proficio funding, which can be used to ‘buy’ advanced skills training

Application Deadline: May 5, 2019

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