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The Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship


Key facts

Friday 28 April 2023
Funding start date
Sunday 1 October 2023
Number of funding places
Country eligibility
UK only
Source of funding
University of Leeds
School of Law
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

The Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship provides motivated scholars with financial support to undertake an MRes (Masters Degree by Research). The Fellowship must be used to support research in criminal justice, criminology or criminal law.<br /> <br /> This is a great opportunity to advance knowledge in the field of criminal justice. The School of Law is pleased to invite applications for the Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship.<br /> <br /> The award is open to full-time or part-time candidates (UK only) applicants who have been offered a place on an MA by Research degree at the School of Law.

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

<p><a href="">The School of Law</a> is a fantastic place to work and study. It has been consistently ranked amongst the top 10 UK law schools.&nbsp;</p> <p>Supporting postgraduate research is central to the School of Law&#39;s identity as an academic institution. We seek to attract the brightest and best scholars from around the world and provide them with an outstanding study experience. We also ensure that they have access to a huge array of career and personal development opportunities.</p> <p>We have a vibrant community of postgraduate researchers both within the School and the University of Leeds more broadly. Our MRes students are encouraged to get involved in a range of academic events, social events, networks and societies.<br /> We are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive study experience. We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates.</p> <p><strong>Information about the Award</strong></p> <p>o&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;We are offering 1 fellowship in the School of Law for one UK candidate, covering a &pound;2000 contribution to UK tuition fees for one year.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Duration of the Award</strong></p> <p>o&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Full-time (1 year) part time (2 years) on a pro-rata basis (&pound;1000 per year contribution to fees).&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Other Conditions</strong></p> <p>o&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Applicants must not have already been awarded or be currently studying for a doctoral degree.<br /> o&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Awards must be taken up by 1st October 2023.<br /> o&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this scholarship.</p>

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

<p><strong>Stage 1</strong></p> <p>First, apply for a research place of study, through the <a href="">online application form.</a> Please state clearly that the funding you wish to be considered for is &ldquo;The Brian Hogan Criminal Justice fellowship&rdquo;. You will be expected to meet our <a href="">eligibility criteria</a> for MRES candidates. More information about specific requirements for the School of Law are on our <a href="">website.</a></p> <p>In order to be considered you must submit all the required supporting documents for your application for MA by Research study.</p> <p>Once you have received your student ID number (a 9-digit number) move onto stage 2.</p> <p><strong>Stage 2</strong></p> <p>Apply for The Brian Hogan fellowship by completing the <a href="">Scholarship Application Form</a>. You must submit your scholarship application <strong>by 12.00 p.m. on Friday 28th April 2023.</strong></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. Within the 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>&nbsp;</p>

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

Applicants to this scholarship in the School of Law Masters by Research programme should normally have a First class Undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the Graduate School Admissions Office prior to making an application.<br /> <br /> If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University's minimum English language requirements (below).

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

The minimum English language entry requirement for postgraduate research study in the School of Law is an IELTS of 7.0 overall with at least 6.5 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.

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

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