School of Social Sciences - PhD Studentship with the Stuart Hall Foundation - September 2020
Type of award
School of Social Sciences
Tuition fees for 3 years
Maintenance stipend for 3 years (approx. £15,009 per year)
The Stuart Hall PhD Scholarship will be awarded to one student in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester for a PhD starting in September 2020 and will cover fees and a stipend. The scholarship can be held in any of the 8 Departments within the School of Social Sciences. It is expected that the award-winner will be working in an interdisciplinary area of study focused on one of Stuart Hall's many areas of interest: cultural studies, race, ethnicity and inequalities.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
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
Applicants are expected to have a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelor Honours UK degree and/or a Master's degree (or overseas equivalent) minimum merit, with a minimum overall average of 65%, including 65% in dissertation and no mark below 55%) in a social science subject.
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 first submit a complete on-line PhD application by the following dates:
2 December - Politics, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, Law, Criminology
6 January - Economics
13 January - Philosophy
Applicants are also required to submit a separate funding form to be considered for the award.
To be considered for the Stuart Hall Studentship, candidates must also submit a separate studentship application form by 1 March.
Academic merit and fit of research proposal with Stuart Hall Foundation areas of interest;
- cultural studies
01 Mar 2020
Contact details for enquiries
- Vicky Barnes
Postgraduate Admissions Manager
Tel: 0161 275 4743