School of Social Sciences-Economics Discipline Area Studentships at University of Manchester in UK, 2017

  • Deadline: January 15, 2017
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The University of Manchester is offering four School of Social Sciences – Economics Discipline Area Studentships for the year 2017. Studentships are available for students of all nationalities.

These master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The University of Manchester is a Russell Group University. With almost 40,000 students, it boasts the largest student community in the UK.

Students whose first language is not English are required to hold a minimum overall score of 7 in the IELTS test with 7 in writing and no subsection below 6.5, or an equivalent score in the IBT- TOEFL, PEARSON, or Cambridge CAE.


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

Normally, distinction or 1st class, in exceptional cases, high-merit will be considered.

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Home Fees or overseas fees

  • £17,210 annual maintenance stipend
  • Students can apply for certain research expenses from the Research Training Support Grant.


Full on-line application which must include;

  • Research proposal
  • Two academic references
  • Degree certificate and transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Name of preferred supervisor (include this information on the application form).