Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the WRDTP ESRC Studentships at University of Bradford for the 2021/2022 academic session.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the United Kingdom’s biggest funding organization for research and postgraduate training pertaining to social and economic matters. At any one time, the ESRC assists more than 4,000 researchers and postgraduate scholars in academic institutions and research policy establishments.
The University of Bradford is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) – an alliance between the Sheffield and York, Universities of Leeds, Sheffield Hallam, Bradford, Hull and Manchester Metropolitan University – and as a result of this is able to provide a range of ESRC Postgraduate Scholarship awards.
The University of Bradford is a state-funded research institution located in the Bradford City in West Yorkshire, England. Established as an academic institution in 1832, the university formally became the 40th university to be established in Great Britain in 1966.
For over 50 successful years, the University of Bradford keeps on increasing its international recognition, its variety of academic programs and its consequence on research.
The university paves the way in the expansion of new subjects and techniques of instruction, which respond to and advance the needs of the employers, the scholars, and the community as a general interest.
The university has 7,435 undergraduate and 2,225 graduate students. In 1973, the University of Bradford was the first UK higher institution to establish a Department of Peace Studies, becoming the largest centre in the world for the international advancement of the disccipline of study of both peace and conflict.
The International School of Management welcomes foreign candidates and provides the chance to follow one or more PhD degree programs in the areas of life sciences, health, social sciences and law, public management, delivered at the University of Bradford.
- Host University: University of Bradford;
- Host Country: United Kingdom;
- Study Level: PhD;
- Scholarship Type: Partial Funding;
- Scholarship Worth: 15,285£;
- Eligible Countries: International Students;
- Subjects available: Life Sciences, Law, Public Management, Health, Social Sciences;
- Application Deadline: January 27, 2021.
Applicable courses for WRDTP ESRC Studentships
o Faculty of Health Studies (comprising Centre for Applied Dementia Studies) – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-health-studies/
o Faculty of Life Sciences – School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-pharmacy-medical-sciences/
o Faculty of Life Sciences – School of Archaeological & Forensic Sciences – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-arch-sci/
o Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences – School of Management – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway; Sustainable Growth, Management, and Economic Productivity Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-management/
Candidates from all nations, who fulfill the requirements, are eligible.
Benefits of WRDTP ESRC Studentships at University of Bradford
Chosen candidates are awarded a tuition scholarship award to assist them finance the expenses of their homeschooling, a fund at the UKRI monthly rate of £15,285 yearly in 2020/21, and also a research study-training grant of £2,000 to help pay for expenses, like travel and work in the field.
Eligibility for WRDTP ESRC Studentships at University of Bradford
To be granted admission, the applicants have to meet all of the following criteria:
- Candidates are required to fill out the PhD application procedure as usual, but state their intention to pursue the WRDTP scholarship award in the application form in the funding area of the application;
- Candidates need to be foreign candidates.
How to Apply for WRDTP ESRC Studentships at University of Bradford
To be enrolled in the program, applicants need to be pursuing a PhD in the university.
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