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2018/2019 Fully Funded MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarships

PhD Program

Location of Study : UK

Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2018

About the Scholarship :

In 2018, the Birkbeck School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy awards up to seven full scholarships to PhD students.

These scholarships are for PhD projects related to the interests and research skills of the school’s six constituent departments. A prize is dedicated to an interdisciplinary project.

Birkbeck is a top-notch, intensive research facility that is one of the UK’s leading universities. The research at the Faculty of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy shows in their common, interdisciplinary and innovative character. Our vibrant, dynamic community hosts more than 200 students, supported by award-winning front line researchers in their field.Our doctoral students receive support and guidance from their departments and graduate school in Birbeck, and participate in the university’s academic life. Our Ph.D. students have a variety of careers, including academic positions at leading universities in Europe and North America.

Benefits Of The Scholarship:

  • The scholarships include a waiver of commission up to the value of a full house / EU rate for the MPHIL / PhD degree (£ 4,195 in 2017/8), in addition to the annual scholarship 2017 rate stipulated in the Research Council Rates (£ 16,553). 8, including London Weighting); Proportional in the case of a part-time break.
  • Access to the networking skills and postgraduate Bloomsbury

The school welcomes applications from outstanding students for projects that speak about the research areas and expertise of the departments that comprise them:

Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication
Geographical Institute
Department of History, Classical and Archeology
Department of Philosophy
Department of Politics
Department of Psychosocial Studies
We are also pleased to receive requests for interdisciplinary projects, including gender, sexuality and sociology.

Eligibility : 

  • This competition is aimed primarily at new students from the European Union and international students who apply for full-time study in administration / promotion in the areas mentioned above. Applications for part-time studies will also be considered proportionately and with a prolonged duration.

The competition is based on academic achievements. The scholarships will be awarded at the end of spring 2018 in the school year 2018/9. They will be viable for a period of up to 3 years (provided that the holder performs satisfactorily, as assessed by the regular higher education institutions for examining the performance of a PhD).

Please note that in order to apply for funding, prospective students must complete an application for a place at Birkbeck on an MPhil/PhD programme offered by one of the Departments listed above, either before, or at the same time as, applying for funding. Your application for a scholarship will not be considered if you have not applied for an MPhil/PhD programme.

Students and PhD students of the Faculty of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy are considered only in exceptional cases. Please send a short, concise e-mail describing these unusual circumstances when you submit this form.

 Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form 

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