The Graduate School is offering a full-time PhD scholarship working with the Economics Research Group (Faculty of Business and Law) under the supervision of Professor Don Webber. This PhD scholarship is funded by Bristol City Council. The scholarship is available from 1 October 2013 and consists of an annual stipend of £13,760, subject to satisfactory progress for three years. UK/EU and international students can apply for this scholarship. The application deadline is 2 September 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided to study any one of the courses available at Faculty of Business and Law at University of the West of England in UK. Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of the West of England in UK. Scholarship Provider: Bristol City Council Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: Applicants should have a good postgraduate degree ideally in economics or a related business subject (geography, psychology, planning, HRM, etc.). Candidates should also be able to provide evidence of good quantitative research skills, although illustrating strong qualitative skills would be a further advantage.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: This PhD Scholarship is funded by Bristol City Council. The aim of the scholarship is to support an innovative research project that builds upon the interdisciplinary nature of our economics subject cluster and which seeks to identify and recommend real world economic policy to improve the employability and welfare of individuals living in disadvantaged neighborhoods. Part of the research will be based around creating a typology of employment transitions for individuals from the rich to the poor ends of the society continuum.
Number of award(s):Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for three years.
What does it cover?The scholarship is available from 1 October 2013 (or 1 January 2014) and consists of an annual stipend of £13,760, subject to satisfactory progress, for three years. In addition, full-time tuition fees will be covered for three years (Home/EU rates only). Overseas applicants will be required to cover the difference between the Home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates (approximately £7,565 per annum).
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: If students have not heard from us by 10 September 2013, they thank them for their application but do not wish to pursue it on this occasion.
How to Apply: Download and complete the application form and send it via post. Applicants will need the following documents in order to complete their application: -Research Degrees Enquiry Letter / Application Form for Research Degree Programmes -Research Degree Application Reference Header Sheet -Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form -(Application Guidance Notes) Once we receive your application form along with ALL supporting documentation (references, certificates, transcripts etc.) we can consider your complete application and submit it for assessment. -Your application will be reviewed by panel members (from the specific Research area) who will explore your proposal and assess whether this fits with the available scholarship opportunities -If your application is shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2 September 2013.