Application Deadline: 9th February 2017.
Eligible Countries: UK/EU/International
To be taken at (country): University of Sussex
Eligible Fields of Study: The doctoral project proposed must fall into one of the Centre’s main areas of study: Middle Eastern, Israeli and North African Studies. There are no restrictions as to time period or subject area.
Students must be accepted into a PhD course in the humanities or social sciences, which include the following schools:
History, Art History and Philosophy
Media, Film and Music
Business, Management and Economics
Education and Social Work
Institute of Development Studies
Law, Politics and Sociology
Type: Postgraduate Research
The successful candidate will have an outstanding academic background, including the methodological training and/or language skills necessary to start their research project.
Applicants must be able to commence their PhD in September 2017.
Number of Awardees: 3
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship covers UK/EU or International fees and provides a stipend that matches that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council.
Duration of Scholarship: The scholarships are tenable for 3 years, with the possibility of extension for one further year.
How to Apply: Applicants will need to complete TWO applications in order to be considered for a scholarship:
1. Applicants must apply online for a PhD at Sussex. Deadline: 26th January 2017.
2. Applicants must complete a separate application for the scholarship using the Pears Foundation Scholarship application form. This application will be assessed by a panel made up of faculty members of the university. Deadline 9th February 2017.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details
Award Provider: Pears Foundation