School of Social Sciences (Faculty of Humanities) - Research Impact Scholarships 2020
Type of award
Faculty of Humanities
School of Social Sciences
£19,500 per annum for three years to cover tuition fees and a maintenance allowance.
Additional funding of up to £1,500 per year is available to support placement, overseas institutional visit, research training and conference attendance at the discretion of the Faculty Postgraduate Research Chair.
Available to students doing research in the following areas:
- Energy and sustainability
- Graphene and Enterprise
- Global Inequalities
- Healthy Futures
Further details of the Research impact priority research themes are available here .
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
This award is internal.
Division of Development and Alumni Relations
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
- Postgraduate research
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Social Anthropology
- Social Statistics
2:1 honours degree and UK Masters degree at Merit level including 65% taught course average, 65% in dissertation and no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject area, from a reputable higher education institution.
This funding is available to all nationalities.
Other eligibility criteria
Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.
- Applicants may be of any nationality or residency status.
- Students who have already started their PhD are not eligible.
- Priority is given to candidates with proposed/planned placement or overseas institutional visit.
Applicants must FIRST submit a COMPLETE programme application on-line (to include; research proposal, two academic references, degree certificates/transcripts and CV).
Only applicants who have been offered a place on the programme will be considered for the Award.
27 Mar 2020
Applicants must have submitted a complete programme application by 27 March 2020 in order to be considered
Contact details for enquiries
- Vicky Barnes
PG Admissions Manager
Tel: 0161 275 4743