Skip to main content

Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship


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
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). It offers &pound;2000 towards the cost of full time tuition fees in 2020-2021. Part time applications may be considered and will be offered at &pound;1000 per year towards part time tuition fees. The Fellowship must be used to support research in criminal justice, criminology or criminal law. 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.

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

<p>The School of Law is a fantastic place to work and study. It has been consistently ranked amongst the top 10 UK law schools. The REF 2014 found that 88% of research is either world-leading or internationally excellent, and placed the School 4th in the UK for overall impact of research.</p> <p>Supporting postgraduate research is central to the School of Law&rsquo;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.</p> <p>We are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive study experience. We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates.</p>

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Faculty information</h2>

<p>For more information about undertaking a Master&rsquo;s by research (MRes) in the School of Law, see the&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">School website</a>.</p> <p>This award is to be offered to an applicant commencing in October 2020&nbsp;and cannot be deferred.&nbsp;</p> <p>To ensure there is sufficient time to consider you for a&nbsp;place on the programme in advance of the&nbsp;scholarship deadline we would strongly advise that you apply for a study place on the MRes&nbsp;at least a month&nbsp;prior to the scholarship deadline.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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

<p>Stage 1 &ndash;&nbsp;Apply for a place on the Master&rsquo;s by Research</p> <p>Formal applications for a Master&rsquo;s by research (MRes) should be made online through the <a href="" target="_blank">University&rsquo;s online system</a>. Please state clearly that the funding you wish to be considered for is the &lsquo;Brian Hogan Criminal Justice Fellowship&rsquo;.</p> <p>Stage 2 &ndash;&nbsp;Apply for the scholarship.</p> <p>Please submit a <a href="">scholarship application form </a>by the deadline to <a href=""></a>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Applicants should&nbsp;ensure they have provided all supporting documents with their application for research&nbsp;degree:&nbsp;degree transcripts and certificates, Masters results (or results obtained so far) and a research proposal. We may not be able to consider your application if any of these are outstanding.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the School of Law&#39;s minimum English language requirements (below).</li> </ul> <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>

Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours 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 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 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>

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 8056.</p>