Thursday, 17 November 2016
64 London School of Economics and Political Science PhD Studentships in UK, 2017
The London School of Economics and Political Science is offering 64 PhD studentships for new PhDstudents. Studentships are available for Home UK/EU and overseas students undertaking full time research in any LSE discipline.
The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.
The London School of Economics is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Each academic department will be allowed to nominate a limited number of candidates for the awards. Award decisions will be made by a Panel representing different academic disciplines within the School.
Course Level: Studentships are available to undertake full-time research at London School of Economics and Political Science.
Study Subject: Studentships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award: The School is offering 64 full scholarships for new PhD students. The scholarships cover fees and living expenses of £18,000 each year for four years.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Each academic department will be allowed to nominate a limited number of candidates for the awards. Award decisions will be made by a Panel representing different academic disciplines within the School. The awards will be made solely on outstanding academic merit and research potential. This relates not only to your past academic record, but also to an assessment of your chosen topic and to your likely aptitude to complete a PhD in the time allocated.
The studentships include a requirement that scholars contribute to their academic department as part of their research training, in the form of providing teaching or other work in their department, usually from year two onwards.
Nationality: UK/EU and overseas students can apply for these LSE PhD studentships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: They are available for Home UK/EU and Overseas students undertaking full time research in any LSE discipline, with annual renewal subject to satisfactory academic performance at the School.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: If applicants wish to be considered for an award, they must submit a complete application for a place on a PhD programme (including all supporting documentation such as references and transcripts) by the specified deadline.
Application Deadline: Application deadlines are as follows:
December 14, 2016 (Department of Economics only)
January 9, 2017 (including consideration for ESRC funding)
April 26, 2017