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School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Scholarship

PGR-F-217

Key facts

Deadline
Tuesday 31 January 2023
Funding start date
Sunday 1 October 2023
Number of funding places
5
Country eligibility
International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
Source of funding
University of Leeds
Schools
School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

A highly competitive School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering Scholarship covering full Academic Fees at the UK Fee (currently 4,596 GBP in academic session 2022/23) or international fee rate (currently 25,500 GBP in academic session 2022/23) together with a Maintenance grant (currently 17,668 GBP for academic session 2022/23) per year for 3.5 years. <br /> <br /> Please note this Scholarship is Competition-Funded, therefore, if you are successful in securing an academic offer, this does not constitute an offer of funding.<br /> <br /> If you are successful in securing this award, you must be able to start by 1 November 2023.<br /> <br /> Important: Any costs associated with your arrival at the University of Leeds to start your PhD including flights, immigration health surcharge/medical insurance and Visa costs are not covered under this studentship.<br /> <br /> Please refer to the UKCISA website for information regarding Fee Status for Non-UK Nationals.<br /> <br /> This funding is linked to specific project(s), therefore, please see project opportunities below.

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

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-applying/doc/applying-research-degrees">University of Leeds website</a>. Please state clearly that the funding you wish to be considered for is <em><strong>School of Electronic &amp; Electrical Engineering Scholarship</strong></em>.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University&#39;s minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p class="MsoNoSpacing"><strong><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. 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.</em></strong></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 Doctoral College Admissions: e:&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="mailto:phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk">phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk</a></p>


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