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PhD Studentship in Education Field (EdD) at University of Leicester

The University of Leicester, supported by the Sir Robert and Lady Hilary Burgess Research and Teaching Fund is now offering a doctoral studentship in the area of education for 2015/2016 entry. Scholars from all over the world are welcome to apply. The selected applicant will receive tuition fee waiver that tenable for five years. The application deadline is 1 July 2015.

Scholarship Description
The University of Leicester School of Education is delighted to be able to offer a new Doctorate in Education (EdD) studentship, supported by the Sir Robert and Lady Hilary Burgess Research and Teaching Fund. Inspired by the spirit and commitment shown by supporters of the University, Professor Sir Robert Burgess (Vice-Chancellor of the University, 1999-2014) and Lady Hilary Burgess (Director of Studies and Professor of Education in the School of Education) established the Fund with a personal donation.

The Fund, which will make a lasting impact, will support teaching excellence by providing scholarships to fund a student to study for a Doctorate in Education (EdD). The Fund will enable our leading teachers to improve their practice, develop curricula and improve the quality of education for future generations.

Award Value
One selected candidate will be awarded a tuition fee waiver for 5 years.

Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral program in Education (EdD).

Place of Study
At the University of Leicester, UK

Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants are expected to proof all of the following qualifications:
-An Honours Degree with a minimum classification of 2.1 or equivalent qualification.
-A Masters degree in a relevant subject
-Sufficient experience to undertake the proposed research
-Standard English language requirements
-Under UK immigration laws, student visas are not issued for part-time programmes
-Applicants must be able to start in October 2015

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Applicants’ Nationality
UK and overseas students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
The application should be made online. Please note, applicants are required to provide a draft research proposal and other supporting documents that can be seen at the application link below.

Submission Deadline
1 July 2015

Website and Application Link

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