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Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) PhD Studentships, UK

Scholarship Description:

Thanks to generous funding from the Society of the Sacred Heart, three fully-funded, full-time PhD studentships are available for new overseas students, starting 1st October 2017. The studentships are for the support of three candidates with a strong academic record and the potential for academic excellence at doctoral level. Preference will be given to candidates from lower or middle income countries*. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to contributing to their home community through their planned research project or area of study, and through their future career plans. in order to meet these aims, suitable projects may be, for example, in education, human rights, theology/philosophy, other topics relevant to justice, community service, environmental development, but this is only an indicative list; no disciplinary areas are excluded, and specific projects and intentions will be assessed in relation to the broad criterion of making a contribution to the student’s home community. For further information, please click the link in the title above or contact:

Deadline for Application : Applications are due on Monday, 5 December 2016.

 Level of Studies : PhD Degree

Scholarship Coverage : Fees at overseas rates Stipend at Research Council UK rates, currently £16,057 (tax-free) Contribution to research project costs. Studentships are for 3 years, subject to annual assessments of satisfactory progress.

Scholarship Eligibility : In addition to the standard requirements for PhD study at Roehampton criteria are:

  •  Academic excellence – record to date and potential
  • Nationality and domicile (candidates must declare all nationalities held; preference will be given to those who are solely citizens of and domiciled in lower-middle income countries*)
  • Commitment to contributing to the student’s home community
  • Fit of proposed project to the research environment at Roehampton and available supervisory expertise

Additional Information:

The University of Roehampton, which celebrates 150 years of involvement in higher education in 2016, is set on the edge of beautiful parkland in south-west London. It is the most research intensive modern university in the UK (REF 2014) and has an excellent research track record in all its 10 academic departments. Research students are welcomed as full members of our thriving research environment. They receive excellent training through our Research Student Development Programme, and engage in academic and social activities with our active research student community. Students also benefit from the huge range of research events and facilities available in London.


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