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AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership in the School of Law 2019-20

Type of award

Studentship

Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Law

Value

Subject to residential eligibility status, the award covers tuition fees, maintenance stipend (the annual maintenance stipend rate for 2018-19 is £14,777) and opportunity to apply for additional funding towards fieldwork and conference costs. Additional disability allowance can be provided where appropriate.

Students opting to study part-time will receive a pro-rata maintenance stipend.  

Specified use

Tuition fees, research expense and living allowance subject to eligibility.

Tenable period

Studentships are available on +2, +3 and 1+3 bases for 24-48 months. Part-time studentships are also available. Studentships are made for doctoral study and master's  and  doctoral study. For taught master's only funding, please see  Master's funding  website.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

A number of awards are available on a competitive basis.

Funding provider

AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

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:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Law

Academic requirements

Please refer to the application guidance on the NWCDTP website.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.

Other eligibility criteria

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

This award is available to existing postgraduate students.

This award is available to postgraduate research students in year one, applying for funding for years two and three of a PhD.

Please refer to the application guidance on the  NWCDTP  website.

Application procedure

Applicants should submit the AHRC application form, research proposal, academic transcripts and references by email to law.scholarship@manchester.ac.uk by 5pm GMT, Friday 9th February 2019. PLEASE NOTE: we do advise applicants to apply for this funding opportunity at least a month before this deadline to allow extra time for any potential feedback from supervisors and suggested revisions to your research proposal. Please send all documents in PDF format.

Late applications will not be accepted.

In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by January 4 th 2019. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Application form

Additional documentation

Required documents:

  • AHRC NWCDTP application form
  • Research proposal
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • References

Selection criteria

Please see the NWCDTP website.

Selection body

The School of Law and the NWCDTP studentship committee

Closing date

Deadline for PhD Programme Applications: January 4th 2019

Deadline for AHRC NWCDTP Funding Applications: 5pm GMT, Friday 9th February 2019

Decision date

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of June 2019 at the latest.

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