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PhD Fee Waivers

University of Nottingham - School of Politics and International Relations

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Nottingham
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Remission of full-time research postgraduate fees at Research Council rates (£4,350 in 2019-20 for home or EU students)
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Placed On: 29th March 2019
Closes: 19th June 2019

Number available: 4

2 at 100% of fee at home/EU fee level for 3 years (full-time), up to 6 years (part-time)

2 at 50% of fee at home/EU fee level for 3 years (full-time), up to 6 years (part-time)

The School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham is pleased to announce that it is offering four fee waivers for Postgraduate Research students registering in the School for the 2019/20 academic year. These awards are based on fee levels charged to Home or EU students and are for full-time or part-time study. They will be offered on a competitive basis, with applications being ranked by a School panel, whose judgement will be final.

Eligibility

Students who have applied for a place on a PhD research programme in the School of Politics and International Relations are eligible to apply. A confirmed place on a PhD programme is not required in order to apply for the fee waiver. International students are eligible to apply, but please note that funding is only at the level of fees applicable to home or EU students. The award is for either full-time or part-time students who will begin their studies in the autumn 2019.

Value of the Award

Remission of full-time research postgraduate fees at Research Council rates (£4,350 in 2019-20 for home or EU students). The Scholarship can be awarded for up to three years if full-time, up to six years if part-time, provided that the student makes satisfactory progress. 

Application

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 19 June 2019.

Please email your application to Graeme.docherty@nottingham.ac.uk with the following information:

  • Your name
  • The degree programme for which you are applying
  • Your Applicant ID number
  • Title of proposed doctoral research project
  • A prospective supervisor you have identified from within the School. (See our areas of supervision.) A prospective supervisor will happily discuss a draft proposal with you prior to submission.
  • Your research proposal of up to 1,000 words excluding references. This proposal should contain a brief overview of your intended research, including reference to key literature and account of what is novel about your project, as well as the methods you plan to use.
  • Please title your email 'Politics PhD Fee Waiver Competition Application'

Find out more about the areas of supervision offered by staff in the School of Politics and International Relations and about our research centres and institutes.

Applications for a place on the school's PhD programmes are made via the University's online application system.

   
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