School of Law Scholarships 2019-20

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing department

School of Social Sciences

Value

Annual amount for three years (2018-19 amount was £14,764 per year).

Specified use

Towards research degree

Tenable period

3 years commencing September 2019.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

To be confirmed

Funding provider

This award is internal.

School of Law at the University of Manchester

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:

  • Bioethics
  • Criminology
  • Law

Academic requirements

You must hold a First Class Honours/ High 2.1 or equivalent in your undergraduate degree/ and a distinction/ high merit or equivalent in your postgraduate degree, as well as meeting the entry requirements for your chosen programme.

Nationality restrictions

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 must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

Competition is intense, but we welcome applications from well-qualified graduates.

  • You must hold an offer for one of our PhD/MPhil programmes
  • You should have accepted your offer by 1 st March 2019
  • You must be a self-funding student, e.g. you are not sponsored

Successful candidates who have a suitable postgraduate qualification will register onto the PhD Law/Criminology programme and the Scholarship will continue for three years, on condition that they continue to reach the milestones required for progression to the following year.

Successful candidates who do not possess a suitable postgraduate qualification but wish to undertake postgraduate research in law/criminology/bioethics will register in the first instance for the MPhil and are expected to upgrade to PhD for two further years.

Application procedure

Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 1 st March 2019 at 5pm. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on this date will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

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 31 st January 2019. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Application form

Additional documentation

As part of your funding application, please include the following documents:

E-mail your completed funding application form with supporting documentation to:

Closing date

Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 1 st March 2019. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on this date will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

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 31 st January 2019. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Decision date

June 2019

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