|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||This scholarship covers a full fee waiver for all successful applicants, and an annual stipend of £3,500 (FT PGRs), which is reduced to 50% (i.e., £1,750 annually) for PT PGRs.|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||13th March 2023|
|Closes:||9th June 2023|
Huddersfield Business School supports excellent research by inviting applications from exceptional PhD candidates to apply for a Huddersfield Business School Open Scholarship (four scholarships are available for 2023/24). Successful candidates will start in September 2023.
This scholarship covers a full fee waiver for all successful applicants, and an annual stipend of £3,500 (FT PGRs), which is reduced to 50% (i.e., £1,750 annually) for PT PGRs. The stipend is subject to PGR candidates making satisfactory academic progress and engaging fully with the research programme.
Successful candidates will be selected on a competitive basis following the selection procedure. They will be eligible to enrol on a PhD without any tuition fees for the standard registration period only. Fees will be waived for up to the first three years of full-time study for full-time postgraduate research candidates. Applicant fees will be waived for up to six years of part-time study.
The scholarship will not apply to any research undertaken outside of this standard registration period, including any write-up period.
Complete our online research degree application form to apply. Please make it clear on your application that you wish to be considered for our HBS Open Scholarship. The application deadline is Friday 9 June 2023.
The application process requires all applicants to provide a cover letter, a CV, a research proposal, an MSc mark transcript and two letters from referees which should all be received before the application closing date. Failure to provide supporting documents by the closing date will make candidates ineligible for consideration for the award of the HBS Open Scholarship.
The cover letter should set out reasons why applicants should be considered for this award. This should outline how the proposed research and outcomes from the research would contribute to one of Huddersfield Business School’s research themes or subject specialisms, and the qualities that an applicant would bring to enable them to contribute to the research communities within Huddersfield Business School.
You MUST have submitted all these documents by Friday 9 June 2023 to be considered.
The research proposal should include the following:
The scholarships award committee will focus on areas such as the provision of a clear contribution and identification of a research gap, originality of research, rigour, command of the subject area, and use of suitable methods.
Applicants should also provide the names and contact details of two academic referees who will be able to provide references.
Applicants for the Open Scholarship are not required to be graduates of the University of Huddersfield but must hold a distinction at Master’s level of study.
A shortlist of candidates will be prepared from the pool of applicants, in line with Huddersfield Business School PGR Scholarships selection criteria, who will be invited to attend an interview with a panel of academic staff. Successful candidates will be notified following this process.
The HBS Open Scholarship is open to all national and international applicants on a competitive basis following the selection criteria as outlined above. Applications are invited for doctoral study in suitable areas within business, management, economics and econometrics, and law.
Successful candidates are eligible to enrol on a research degree without any tuition fees for the standard registration period only. Fees will be waived for up to the first three years of full-time study for full-time postgraduate research candidates. Fees would be waived for up to six years of part-time study. The scholarship will not apply to any research undertaken outside of this standard registration period, including any write-up period.
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