2013 University of Essex funded Doctoral Scholarships for UK, EU and International Students in UK
About Scholarship: Our University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships support talented PhD students to study at the University. These awards are available to students who can demonstrate an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement, as well as financial need. They are awarded for each year of study during the standard minimum period of enrolment for your degree, subject to satisfactory progress.
Study: Courses offered by the University
Course Level: PhD degree
Scholarship By: University of Essex
Cover: Fee waiver (or partial fee waiver for overseas students) to a maximum value of £4,000, living costs of £12,000 per year (consisting of a stipend and Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship), plus a training bursary of £250 per year and Proficio points, which may be used to ‘buy’ advanced skills training.
Eligibility: All three awards are available to UK, EU and international full-time PhD students. Successful international applicants will need to fund the difference between the HEU and international fees. To be eligible, you must hold an offer from the University of Essex for a PhD, Integrated PhD or part-time Professional Doctorate (not MPhil, Doctor of Medicine, and Masters by Dissertation or full-time Professional Doctorate). Please note, ISER and East 15 have alternative awards available, please see their departmental pages for information.
Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected for the award of a scholarship on the following criteria:
– Academic ability – based on previous academic qualifications, normally a Master’s degree with distinction or merit;
– Research potential – based on the candidate’s research proposal submitted with their application, as well as their statement on the scholarship application form;
– Professional development potential – for awards incorporating a GTRA position, based on the candidate’s skills, aptitudes and potential to support their department’s undergraduate teaching or research activities; and
– Financial need – based on evidence provided on the scholarship application form.
Scholarship Open for: UK, EU and International Students can apply
Notification: Successful candidates will normally be notified by the end of April 2013. Formal notification of a Scholarship award will be sent from the Graduate Admissions Office.
Deadline: 1 March 2013
Further Information: http://www.essex.ac.uk/studentfinance/pg/university_support/scholarships.aspx