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White Rose Research Studentships 2020

PGR-F-47

Key facts

Deadline
Ongoing deadline
Number of funding places
2
Country eligibility
UK and EU
Source of funding
University of Leeds
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

The White Rose University Consortium is a strategic partnership between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. Each studentship provides an annual maintenance grant in line with the UKRI rate (&pound;15,285 in Session 2020/21) for up to 3 years, subject to satisfactory academic progression. Each award holder will have one supervisor at the University of Leeds and one at Sheffield or York.

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

<h3>The following projects are available for Session 2020-2021:</h3> <p>Project 1 (School of Psychology, Primary Supervisor <a href="https://medicinehealth.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-innovation/staff/424/dr-liam-jb-hill">Liam Hill</a>):&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/725-developing-and-evaluating-early-years-policies-and-programs-for-supporting-prematurely-born-children-s-school-readiness-health-and-wellbeing">Developing and evaluating Early Years policies and programs for supporting prematurely born children&#39;s school readiness, health and wellbeing</a></p> <p>Project 2 (Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Primary Supervisor <a href="https://medicinehealth.leeds.ac.uk/maths/staff/225/professor-andrew-clegg">Andrew Clegg</a>):</p> <p><a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/project/752-development-and-testing-of-a-prioritised-intervention-to-build-resilience-and-independence-for-older-people-living-with-frailty">Development and testing of a prioritised intervention to build resilience and independence for older people living with frailty</a></p>

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

<p><strong>Application deadline: 23:59, 06/04/2020</strong></p> <p><strong>Stage 1</strong>&nbsp;- Applicants for study at the University of Leeds must first of all&nbsp;<a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130206/applying/91/applying_for_research_degrees">apply for the relevant research postgraduate programme</a>&nbsp;to commence 1 October 2020 - clearly stating that the funding you wish to apply for is &#39;White Rose Research Studentship&#39;. Please include a copy of your CV, degree certificates and transcripts to support your application.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Stage 2</strong>&nbsp;- Once you are in receipt of your 9-digit Student ID Number, you should complete the&nbsp;<a href="https://leeds.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/white-rose-postgraduate-scholarships-2020">online studentship application form.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>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. &nbsp;All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</p>

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

Entry requirements vary from project to project based on the specific requirements of the research area. Please follow the link under 'Linked project opportunities' at the bottom of this page for information specific to your chosen project.

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

English language requirements may vary from project to project. Please follow the link under 'Linked project opportunities' at the bottom of this page for information specific to your chosen project.

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

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:fmhpgradmissions@leeds.ac.uk">fmhpgradmissions@leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 8221.</p> <p>Please follow the link at the bottom of this page for information on how to make contact with the supervisor on your chosen project.</p>


<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Linked project opportunities</h2>