PhD studentship: Health Services Research Scholarship

University of Kent

Funding for: EU Students, International Students, Self-funded Students, UK Students

Funding amount: Tuition fees (Home/EU), annual maintenance stipend and training allowance

Closes: 23.59 Thursday 1 March 2018

We are offering a PhD studentship (full or part-time) based in the Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) in the School of Social Policy and Social Research (SSPSSR), University of Kent. We welcome applications to undertake research in health services and evaluation commencing in September/October 2018.

We are looking for a student who is enthusiastic about health services research and can become part of the research endeavour within CHSS. Applicants will have completed a health-related postgraduate training course at Master's level equivalent to merit or distinction with a substantial research training component (such as an ESRC recognised training course).

The studentship will cover tuition fees at the standard postgraduate home/EU rate plus an annual maintenance stipend (in 2017-18 this was £14,553 per annum). In addition, there is an annual Research Training Support allowance of £750 to cover conference attendance, training courses, equipment and books.

Interested applicants should apply for a place via the University of Kent‘s online application system. In addition, they must submit through the online application system, by 23.59 on Thursday 1 March 2018, the following:

  • A research proposal (maximum 2,500 words including references)
  • A personal statement (maximum 1,000 words) indicating the reasons for doing a PhD at CHSS
  • Transcripts

Informal enquiries regarding the application process and studying for a PhD in CHSS should be made to Kalliopi Glezakou.

For more information about CHSS and the research interests of staff members check the CHSS website.

Kalliopi Glezakou
School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Postgraduate Office
T: +44 (0)1227 823684

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