School of Law - PhD Scholarships

University of Warwick - School of Law

The School of Law now offers four scholarships for their research degree, two of which are specifically for those researching in the areas of contract, trusts or property. These awards are for a period of three years and will cover fees plus a stipend. at RCUK standard rates and are open to Home/EU and overseas students. A formal application for PhD study must have been made before expressing an interest.

These Scholarships are funded for three years and will cover full tuition fees and offer an annual maintenance stipend in line with RCUK standard rates (£4,270 and £14,800 - current rate for 2018/2019) and are now open to all applicants. A formal application for PhD study must have been made before expressing an interest.

To express your interest, please complete our online form before Wednesday 28th February 2018.

Prospective research students must have a proven potential for completing a substantial and original piece of research and writing in a recognised area of legal or related social studies.

This criterion is likely to be met by those who have completed a Master’s degree in law or its equivalent, to distinction or upper merit level or exceptionally, at least an upper second class honours degree in Law.

The degree should have included a substantial piece of written work in the form of a thesis, dissertation or extended essay for which the candidate was awarded a mark of distinction or upper merit. The written work will not normally have been less than 8,000 words and will clearly demonstrate that the candidate is capable of writing with precision and fluency and has developed analytical skills. The work should also demonstrate some evidence of originality and a high degree of competence in using primary and secondary sources. Where written in a language other than English, the candidate may be required to submit a translated version as part of their application.

Further details can be found on the School of Law webpages.

These Scholarships are funded for three years and will cover full tuition fees and offer an annual maintenance stipend in line with RCUK standard rates (£4,270 and £14,800 - current rate for 2018/2019).

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Type / Role:

PhD

Subject Area(s):

Law

Location(s):

Midlands of England