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15 Fully-funded Doctoral Training Fellowships

Cass Business School

Investing in academic excellence

Scholarships funding amount: £16,057 per annum for full-time study over 4 years

Sir John Cass Business School is offering 15 Doctoral Training Fellowships comprising tuition fees and maintenance grant of £16,057 pa for four years, starting in October 2019. A fellowship is a personal PhD scholarship award for four years, designed to provide the recipient with the necessary support to establish or further develop themselves as a leader of the future. This type of award enables you to devote most of your time to a program of activities such as conferences, courses, to deliver your proposed research vision.

Cass is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results assessed 84% of Cass research to be world leading or internationally excellent, and recognises the impact it has on business, the professions and policymakers. The School provides a research and enterprise development programme to support the development of research skills. It is part of City, University of London, which is committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions, and an enviable central London location.

Applications are sought from exceptional UK and overseas graduates and will be given to students on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and research potential in the following subject areas:

Actuarial Science and Insurance:

  • Pensions
  • Probability and Mathematical Statistics
  • Insurance (Life and General)
  • Risk Management


  • Accounting or Corporate Finance
  • Asset Pricing and Investments
  • Banking and International Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Shipping, Trade and Commodities


  • Strategy
  • Organization Theory or Behaviour
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Operations Management
  • Information Systems and Knowledge Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance
  • Public and Voluntary Sector Management 

Scholarships will be allocated to students by a panel of senior academics. To be considered for one of these you must submit a full online application to the Cass Business School PhD Programme by 28 February 2019.

Full details and application procedures can be found at:

Closing date: 28 February 2019

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: £16,057 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 5th December 2018
Closes: 28th February 2019
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