Carnegie School of Sport PhD Studentships for Overseas Students at Leeds Beckett University

  • Deadline: May 22, 2017
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Here at Leeds Beckett, we are a modern professional university with ambition. Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial district outside of London, our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, global reach, and strong local impact.

If applicant’s first language is not English, the university will require evidence that you have the necessary language skills to fulfil the requirements of the award. You will need to provide evidence of a minimum International English Language Testing System Grade 6.5 (IELTS 6.5) with no individual sub-score below 6.0 or equivalent for all research awards.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.

University is seeking highly-motivated and enthusiastic students who will fully engage in the dynamic and vibrant research environment in the Carnegie School of Sport. The quality of the Carnegie School of Sports research is evident in the outstanding results achieved in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, where we ranked 2nd nationally when accounting for both research quality and the number of contributing staff (Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism).

Benefits

The awards cover the standard UK stipend (£14,553 in 2017/18; pro-rata into 12 monthly payments and exempt from UK Income Tax and National Insurance) and tuition fees (EU/UK fees only).

Number of Scholarships: One two-year and a number of three-year full-time PhD studentships in Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure are available.

Application

Complete an application form.

Submit your application form along with:

  • Your research proposal
  • Scanned copies of your degree certificates (e.g. undergraduate or masters degree certificates) and transcripts.
  • Scanned copies of your English language requirements.
  • Scanned copies of your passport and previous UK visas if applicable.

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