PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Politics

University of Sussex - School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated applicants to take up a new PhD scholarship opportunity in the Department of Politics in the School of Law, Politics and Sociology (LPS) at the University of Sussex. The LPS Doctoral Scholarship, in the form of a full fee waiver is available from September 2018 (only) for a period of three years. There may also be an exceptional stipend of approximately £14,500 awarded for an outstanding application. Successful applicants will be expected to make an active contribution to the School's research culture in their departments and any School-based research centres that map on to their research project

Applications are sought in any field of Politics where main supervision can be arranged within the School. Further information can be found here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lps/research.  Applicants may consult the following website for up to date information on current supervisory interests of faculty: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/politics/people/peoplelists/group/academic-faculty

The scholarship will be awarded June 2018. There is a two-stage process for applications with two separate application deadlines.

1.You must submit a complete online application for a place to study for a Politics PhD  by Monday 12th March 2018 http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/apply entry. (Please clearly indicate on your online application that you intend to apply for the LPS Doctoral Scholarship).

2.You will must submit an email application for the LPS Scholarship to lps@sussex.ac.uk by 4pm on Monday 7th May 2018 using the form on this link  http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lps/research/lpsphdstudentships

Potential applicants who wish to discuss their research plans are welcome to contact the Politics department student research convenor:

Dr Kamala Dawar k.dawar@sussex.ac.uk

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South East England