|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||£14,777 per annum|
|Placed On:||10th December 2018|
|Closes:||10th March 2019|
Kent Business School offers a supportive and dynamic environment for creative research and learning. The staff and student research community sits across two campuses (Canterbury and Medway) and there are six disciplinary groups, although much of the research conducted is multi-disciplinary. The School currently has over 55 PhD students, who form a dynamic and close-knit research community.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, KBS were placed 25th (out of 101 institutions) in the UK for research intensity in business and management studies and 98% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence.
The School was also ranked 24th for its breadth and depth of research across the whole community of research active staff by the Association of Business Schools.
Kent Business School is currently inviting applications for PhD scholarships for candidates starting their studies in September 2019. Candidates must have applied for a PhD at Kent Business School, and research proposals can be within the following areas:
Management also includes Human Resource Management, Organisational Studies and International Business and Strategy. Applicants are encouraged to explore the research expertise within the School. Further information can be found online.
South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) PhD Studentships
A three-year studentship, which includes a maintenance grant of £14,777 per year (2018/2019) rate, tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and access to further research funding.
Note: to be eligible for the full SeNSS studentship, applicants must have settled status in the UK and have been 'ordinarily resident' in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant.
Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships
A three-year studentship, which includes Home/EU tuition fees, and a stipend of £14,777 per year (2018/2019 rate). This Scholarship takes the form of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA), meaning PhD students receive financial support (a combined salary and maintenance grant) in return for undertaking some part-time teaching.
Note: Overseas students will have to fund the difference between Home/EU and Overseas fees.
Kent Business School International Research Studentship
A three-year studentship, which includes overseas tuition fees, and a stipend of £14,777 per year (2018/2019 rate). This Scholarship takes the form of a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA), meaning PhD students receive financial support (a combined salary and maintenance grant) in return for undertaking some part-time teaching.
Scholarships are awarded to students with excellent research potential. Successful applicants will normally meet all of the following criteria, unless both the research proposal and references are exceptional:
The closing date for scholarship applications are:
How to Apply
Candidates must make a full online application for a PhD programme (https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/postgraduate/) and then apply for the scholarship online (https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/courses/phd/funding.html).
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