School of Social Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarships in UK

  • Phd
  • ¬£19,500 per annum
  • 28 March 2020

Looking for a scholarship to support your postgraduate research study? Applications are open for the School of Social Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarships provided by the University of Manchester.
The purpose of this award is to provide financial help to international students to pursue the postgraduate research degree program at the university.
The School of Social Sciences is part of the University of Manchester that focuses on research and teaching around a unique combination of eight disciplines.
Why at the University of Manchester? This university supports you to learn language skills during your studies.  Its faculties are very supportive and for students to succeed, faculty, staff, and administrators must understand current issues that affect student motivations, interests, and goals.


Candidates from all nationalities
Studentships are awarded to study Postgraduate Research in the field of Criminology, Economics, Law, Philosophy, Politics, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, and Sociology.
To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • They must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.
  • Applicants may be of any nationality or residency status.


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The university covers tuition fees, maintenance allowance plus award amount of £19,500 per annum for three years.
Additional funding of up to £1,500 per year is available to support placement, overseas institutional visit, research training and conference attendance at the discretion of the Faculty Postgraduate Research Chair.


If you want to apply for this studentship then you are required to submit your application through the online portal.
Research proposal, two academic references, degree certificates/transcripts, and CV must be attached with the application.
For admission, candidates must hold a 2:1 honors degree and UK Master’s degree at Merit level including 65% taught course average, 65% in dissertation and no mark below 55% (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject area, from a reputable higher education institution.
Before taking part in the program, applicants should check all the English language requirements when you come to study at the University of Manchester

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