Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) PhD Studentships, UK

Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) is delighted to offer a number of PhD Studentship in a relevant field as listed below. International students are invited to apply. Those from developing countries are encouraged to apply. Three winners will be chosen to receive about £16,057 which is tenable for 3 years. The application deadline is 5 December 2016.

Program Description
Thanks to generous funding from the Society of the Sacred Heart, three fully-funded, full-time PhD studentships are available for new overseas students, starting 1 October 2017. The studentships are for the support of three candidates with a strong academic record and the potential for academic excellence at doctoral level. Preference will be given to candidates from lower or middle income countries. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to contributing to their home community through their planned research project or area of study, and through their future career plans.

Award Value
The scholarship covers the fees at overseas rates, stipend at Research Council UK rates, currently £16,057 (tax-free), and contribution to research project costs. The scholarships are for 3 years, subject to annual assessments of satisfactory progress.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Program where the planned research project or area of study, may be, for example, related to education, human rights, theology/philosophy, other topics relevant to justice, community service, environmental development.

Place of Study
At the University of Roehampton, UK

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Academic excellence – record to date and potential
  • Nationality and domicile (candidates must declare all nationalities held; preference will be given to those who are solely citizens of and domiciled in lower-middle income countries)
  • Commitment to contributing to the student’s home community
  • Fit of proposed project to the research environment at Roehampton and available supervisory expertise

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Prior to submitting a full application, candidates should contact a potential academic supervisor at Roehampton to discuss their project ideas.

Submission Deadline
5 December 2016 .

Website and Application Link