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The University of Warwick is a research university in Coventry, England. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Education and Psychology.
Scholarship Award: All three studentships are for full-time study and open only to applicants who meet the University of Warwick’s criteria for home/EU PhD fees. Each studentship covers PhD study fees and an annual stipend at the level recommended by the Economic and Social Research Council for a maintenance grant (£14,553 for 2017/18). Additional funding support is also available for research expenses and/or conference attendance in connection with the Ph.D. research projects.
Number of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
The studentships are available for three years each only. Thus, applicants should already have completed (or almost completed) a relevant research-intensive masters degree or have at least the equivalent level of research experience. Applicants’ first degrees are expected to be of an upper second class honours level as a minimum, and must be in a relevant discipline – Psychology, Education/Special Education or a closely related area.
Nationality: Home/EU students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants’ first degrees are expected to be of an upper second class honours level as a minimum, and must be in a relevant discipline – Psychology, Education/Special Education or a closely related area.
English language Requirements: Applicants must have IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional).
How to Apply: To apply for one or more of these studentships, please submit a single document via email to s.cedar-at-warwick.ac.uk by the deadline of 4pm UK time on Thursday 15 June. The single document attachment (in Word or pdf format) should contain the following:
- A cover letter explaining your skills and interests relevant to the PhD project(s) for which you wish to apply,
- A statement of your order of preference/interest in these PhD opportunities (you can apply for one, two, or all three of these opportunities),
- Your full academic CV, and
- The names and contact details of two academic referees who can comment on your suitability for PhD study and can be contacted prior to the interviews (normally, referees will be University-based academics who have supervised a research project you have conducted as a student or who have employed you as a researcher).
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2017.