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Human and Health Sciences Scholarships: Funded and Partially-Funded PhD Opportunities

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School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield
Application Deadline: 7th May 2019

Would you like the scope to develop your own project for doctoral research, within one of several thriving research groups at a multiple award-winning university? A new opportunity is available for four outstanding doctoral candidates to develop their careers as researchers.

The School of Human and Health Sciences has an ambitious programme of research that is making a real difference to people’s lives. We are highly collaborative, working closely with others to tackle real-world problems for health and society and welcome innovative proposals for PhD research which address one or more of our key research themes within the behavioural, social and health sciences.


Three of our scholarships are intended to supplement the UK doctoral loan and therefore comprise a bursary of £6,000 per annum over three years (for full-time study) plus a full fee waiver for Home/EU fees. A fourth three-year scholarship comprises an annual bursary of approximately £15,000 (rising each year) with Home/EU fees waived and is offered as part of the University Alliance, Social Policy Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) scheme.

Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but will be required to cover the annual difference between Home/EU fees and the overseas tuition fee rates (for 2019/20 this difference is £9,835 per annum, payable by the student). Applications for full-time study are preferred, though applications for part-time study will be considered from those whose circumstances prevent full-time study.

The successful candidates would be expected to play an active role in our research community and to contribute an average of six hours per week to undergraduate teaching and/or supporting staff research.

Please follow the link for further information about the school, the scholarships, our key research themes, contacts and how to apply.


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