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Employment and Welfare Research Scholarship, PhD, UK, 2013/14

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.

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