THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. PhD Studentships in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response 2021-22
Type of award
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The studentships will be offered at a rate equivalent to UK Research Council studentships; the annual maintenance stipend rate for 2020-21 is £15,285. In addition, the studentship will cover Home/EU tuition fees or may cover international fees. Students opting to study part-time will receive a pro rata maintenance stipend.
Tuition fees and living allowance
Studentships are available for 3 year full-time programmes. Part-time studentships are also available.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
Up to two studentships will be available, awarded on a competitive basis and subject to approval from a committee formed of HCRI academic staff members.
This award is internal.
The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
Applicants must hold or expect to achieve a Masters-level qualification, which we would expect to be at distinction level, or equivalent, and have a first-class Honours degree (or non-UK equivalent).
This funding is available to all nationalities.
Other eligibility criteria
Along with other supporting documents, applications should include a 1500 word research proposal detailing the research they plan to conduct in reference to the project area. A minimum of two academic or research relevant letters of reference must also be received by the deadline. For details on how to write a PhD proposal please consult: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/admissions/how-to-apply/research-proposal/. We strongly advise applicants to develop a research proposal in conjunction with a potential HCRI supervisor before submission of their application form.
Applicants must submit the online application for a place on your chosen doctoral programme in the School by Friday 22 January 2021 at the latest. All supporting documentation, including references, must be submitted by that date. There is no separate application form for this studentship. Please submit the application form for the School funding competition and indicate that you are interested in the HCRI studentships.The forms should be returned to the Graduate School Office (Phdfundingfirstname.lastname@example.org) by 5PM Friday 5 February 2021.
Required documentation is as follows:
1. School Funding Application form
2. Research proposal
3. Degree certificates and transcripts
Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.
The HCRI studentship committee.
05 Feb 2021
Funding applications must be received by the School by 5pm GMT, Friday 5 February 2021. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.
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