University of Leeds ESRC White Rose DTP Studentship, UK 2022-23

  • Partial Funding
  • University of Leeds
  • PhD
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • UK
  • 01/26/2022
Expires in
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Scholarship Description:

University of Leeds ESRC White Rose DTP Studentship, UK 2022-23 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of Leeds . The deadline of the scholarship is 26 Jan 2022.

Degree Level:

University of Leeds ESRC White Rose DTP Studentship, UK 2022-23 is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Leeds.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

The University of Leeds will provide all the following benefits:

  • The award will cover fees at standard Research Council rates
  • Fees may rise during the course of your candidature: this will be by no more than the rate of inflation, calculated according to the Retail Price Index
  • A maintenance grant (£15,609 in Session 2021/22 for full-time study, part-time will be pro-rata at 60%). This amount increases per annum in line with the Research Council UK rate (announced on this website)
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods students receive an enhanced stipend of £3,000 per annum for full-time PhD study
  • Research Training Support Grant covers travel and research costs during the PhD part of the award – variable amount depending on the scheme plus other allowances where applicable.

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants applying for a 1+3 award must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent (a less than sufficient undergraduate degree may be enhanced, e.g. by a Masters degree). Applicants should either have graduated with the appropriate First Degree of be in their final year of study. Applicants applying for a +3 award must demonstrate that they have already completed substantial social sciences training in research methods which would enable them to undertake an independent research project in a particular discipline or interdisciplinary field. An applicant must have at least 60 credits at M level of core social sciences research methods training acquired in the last five years. This must include a broad range of methods, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods and the use of appropriate software/tools for their application, and comprehension of principles of research design and strategy, and an appreciation of alternative approaches to research.

English language requirements

The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.


Application Procedure:

Stage 1 

In order to be considered for the scholarship you must submit all the required supporting documents for your application for study*. Any study applications that are not accompanied by the documents requested by the scholarship deadline will not be considered for the award.

Please note that an unsuccessful application for this scholarship does not exclude you from applying for other research study opportunities or scholarships offered by the University of Leeds.

*The supporting documents you need to provide with your study application are listed on website for the School/Faculty in which you are applying to study.

Stage 2

After receipt of your Studentship application, the relevant School will provide further advice on your suitability for either a 1+3 or a +3 studentship and advise whether you are required to apply for a Masters study place for MA Social Research (Interdisciplinary) programme. Please be aware that you may be required to provide 2 academic references to the relevant School in support of your studentship application.

As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Across all Faculties we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. Applicants will always be selected based on merit and ability.

Please note that, due to the large volume of applications, the Postgraduate Scholarships Office will not enter into any correspondence regarding the progress of an application until the outcome is known.

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