Durham University UK Doctoral Scholarships 2017

Doctoral Scholarships 2017

Durham University, UK is offering Doctoral Scholarships for new, high-calibre PhD students who will be commencing their studies within the Faculty for the session commencing in October 2017.

Scholarship Details

The Faculty's Durham Doctoral Studentships are tenable for 3 years and provide award-holders with the following package of financial support:
A tax-free maintenance grant set at the UK Research Council's national rate (currently £14,296 - the exact sum is announced annually by RCUK);
Full payment of tuition fees

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must:
Be an international student;
Have a first or 2:1 undergraduate degree, or have relevant comparable experience;
Have an outstanding academic pedigree and research potential, such as through the publication of journal articles and other publications; and
Be planning to conduct a high-quality research project

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online www.dur.ac.uk
In addition to completing an online application form, candidates will also need to provide the following documentation to the prospective department or school:
Current CV;
A research proposal, which is no longer than 2,000 words in length (excluding bibliography);
Two references; and
Transcripts of previous degree(s)

Important Dates

The Deadline for Submitting your Application is 24th February 2017 (Friday)