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Leeds Doctoral Scholarships 2022


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Key facts

Tuesday 11 January 2022
Number of funding places
Country eligibility
UK only
Source of funding
University of Leeds
Institute for Medieval Studies, Institute for Transport Studies, Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre, Management, School of Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, School of Chemistry, School of Civil Engineering, School of Computing, School of Dentistry, School of Design, School of Earth and Environment, School of Education, School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, School of English, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, School of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Geography, School of Healthcare, School of History, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, School of Law, School of Mathematics, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Media and Communication, School of Medicine, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of Music, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, School of Physics and Astronomy, School of Politics and International Studies, School of Psychology, School of Sociology and Social Policy
Research groups/institutes
Institute for Medieval Studies, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Up to 14 Leeds Doctoral Scholarships are available for Home fee-rated students for Session 2022/23 for study in the following Faculties: Arts, Humanities and Cultures; Biological Sciences; Business; Environment; Engineering and Physical Sciences; Medicine and Health and Social Sciences.<br /> The fully funded research scholarship is available for 3 years for full-time study and 5 years for part-time study.

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

<p>These awards cover fees at the University of Leeds standard home rate of fees and a maintenance grant at the standard UKRI rate (&pound;15,609 in Session 2021/22).</p>

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

<p>Applications are due to open soon&nbsp;&ndash; further information on scholarship deadlines, eligibility criteria and how to apply will be provided in due course.</p> <p><em>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. &nbsp;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.&nbsp;</em></p>

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

Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.

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

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.

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

<p>For further information please contact the <a href="" target="_blank">School</a>&nbsp;in which you wish to study.</p> <p>Or contact Postgraduate Scholarships e: <a href=""></a> t: +44 (0)113 343 34077</p>

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