The University of Sheffield invites applications for the Faculty and Doctoral Academy PhD Scholarships for 2018/2019 academic session. They invest a significant amount of funding each year in order to support the very best postgraduate research students. For entry in 2018-19, each Faculty is offering a number of Doctoral Academy and/or Faculty Scholarship awards on a competitive basis.

These scholarships fund up to three years full-time or six years part-time study, subject to satisfactory progress. Part-time studentships are paid at 50% of the full-time rate.

Applications for 2018/19 are now open. The closing date for Scholarship applications is Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 17.00 GMT.

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis – applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a good match with supervisor/ departmental expertise.

Worth of Award

Each Faculty can offer a range of Doctoral Academy  awards which may include:

  • Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a full maintenance stipend at the RCUK rate (full-time rate £14,553 in 2017/18)
  • Fees (UK/EU or Overseas) and a half maintenance stipend
  • Fees only (UK/EU or Overseas)
  • a contribution towards fees and/or maintenance
  • access to Research Support funds for conference and other expenses

Eligibility

  • You should have, or expect to achieve, a first or upper second class UK honours degree or equivalent.
  • You should be applying to start your first year of study on a full-time or part-time PhD with the University in academic year 2018/19 (after 1st October 2018).
  • Awards are open to UK, EU, and international applicants.

How to Apply

  • Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis – applications are assessed on the basis of academic success and qualifications, experience, research background, a clear well-articulated research proposal, the potential impact of the research and a good match with supervisor/ departmental expertise.
  • Applications for 2018/19 are now open.
  • The closing date for Scholarship applications is Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 17.00 GMT.
Deadline: Applications close by Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 17.00 GMT.

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