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International Business Scholarships


Key facts

Friday 1 May 2020
Funding start date
Thursday 1 October 2020
Number of funding places
Country eligibility
International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
Source of funding
University of Leeds
Key staff
Miss Emma Liu
International Business
Research groups/institutes
Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds, Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Two full scholarships are offered in the International Business division to fund exceptional UK/EU and international applicants. We are looking for students who are highly motivated and committed to research in the international business field. During your study you will benefit from dedicated supervision and high-quality support to fully develop your potential.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible"Full description</h2>

<h2>Funding details</h2> <p>We are offering two full-time PhD scholarships as follows:</p> <ul> <li>Two full-time PhD scholarships for&nbsp;UK/EU/international&nbsp;candidates covering a maintenance stipend and UK/EU/international tuition fees for three years, subject to satisfactory progress.</li> </ul> <p>Maintenance stipends are paid at the UK Research Council rate (&pound;15,009 in 2019/20, the rate is reviewed annually).</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>In order to apply for this scholarship, you should first <a href="">apply for a place on the PhD programme</a> at Leeds University Business School.</p> <p>You should then <a href="">apply for the scholarship</a>, using the student ID number you received after submitting your PhD application.</p> <p>You must have submitted all the <a href="">relevant documents</a> in support of your PhD application by the scholarship closing date.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School&nbsp;minimum English language requirements (below)&nbsp;before registration. You do not need to have met the requirement at the time you apply.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Entry requirements</h2>

To be eligible for the PhD programme, you should hold a British Masters degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional qualification, with a minimum average score of 60 percent (or equivalent) and in an appropriate academic discipline.

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">English language requirements</h2>

IELTS of 7.0 overall, with at least 6.0 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent.

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information, please contact the Graduate School Office or visit our <a href="">website</a>.</p> <p></p> <p>0113 343 4596</p>

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