Kingston University has established an international reputation for high quality, innovative research. Our research degree students are central to this.
We are again seeking to make substantial investment in a variety of new PhD studentships for awards beginning in late September 2019. This includes awards reserved for Black and Ethnic Minority applicants and Kingston University alumni.
We are looking for students with expertise that matches our areas of research excellence. Application for these highly competitive research studentships is now open.
Deadline: midnight Sunday 19 May 2019.
More information on the research areas can be found by following the Faculty link below:
For details about the University’s research, see here
We are offering three different levels of funding. Applications for part time study will also be considered for all awards.
Fully funded studentships
Providing tuition fees at UK/EU rates and a full stipend of £17009 p.a. for 3 years of full time study.
A contribution of £7000 per year be made towards tuition fees and/or stipends for 3 years.
Tuition Fees only studentships
Awards will cover UK/EU tuition fees for three years of full time study.
Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Studentships
We encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) students and have set aside a number of the studentships listed above for BME applicants. In addition to the funding, support and mentoring will also be available for you throughout your degree programme. If you would like to apply for a BME studentship please note this when you email the faculty with your application reference number.
More information on Kingston's approach to reducing the BME attainment gap is available on our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpage.
Kingston alumni studentship
At least one of the fully funded PhD studentships listed above will be awarded to a Kingston undergraduate or masters student. Please note if you are a Kingston alumni when you email the faculty with your application reference number.
To apply you must:
Please note that:
How to apply
See our 2019 Studentships webpage for how to apply.
Complete applications must be received by GMT midnight Sunday 19 May 2019.
Interviews are scheduled for 3-14 June 2019. Applicants invited for interview will be informed as soon as possible after the closing date.
You should assume that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not heard from the University by 4 weeks after the closing date.
Find out more
Read about our past and current research students and their research projects
For more information about research degree programmes at Kingston University, please see here - http://www.kingston.ac.uk/research/research-degrees/
|Location:||Kingston upon Thames|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||Funding for all students but funding is at home/EU level. Full and partial funding available. Tuition fees and full stipend of up to £17,009 p.a.|
|Placed On:||9th April 2019|
|Closes:||19th May 2019|
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