The University of Leeds in the UK invites applications for the School of Media and Communication PhD Scholarship in the 2020/21 session.

Leeds is recognised as a global centre for research in the arts and humanities, achieving 70th in the world for Arts, Humanities and Cultures QS World Rankings by Subject 2019, and with a consistent record of performing exceptionally in UK measures of quality, excellence and impact. As one of the largest and most diverse arts and humanities faculty in the UK, our research projects range widely by period, geography and theme but are united by their focus on innovation, academic rigour and global reach.

Worth of Award

The winner will receive payment of their fees plus a maintenance payment of £15,243.


  • They are available for UK, EU and International students for Session 2020/21 for study in Media and Communications.
  • Scholarships are awarded on academic merit.
  • Your application will be judged on the basis of the strength of your academic record, the quality of your research proposal and how you can contribute to our research culture.
  • It is generally expected that successful applicants will hold an undergraduate qualification equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honour Degree and a Masters Degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate Master’s Degree or be in their final year of study.
  • Scholarship holders are expected to reside mainly in Leeds or the region and to actively contribute to and participate in the intellectual life of the postgraduate community.

How to Apply

  • Formal applications for research degree study must be submitted in advance of applying for the School of Media and Communication Scholarship
  • If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University’s minimum English language requirements
  • For further information please contact the Graduate School Office
    e: [email protected], t: +44 (0)113 343 3756.

Deadline: Applications close Saturday, February 29, 2020


Click here for more details and to apply

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