Birmingham Business School Doctoral Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Business, Economics
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
None. Open all year.

Award Description

The deadline for application for 2015 competition was 15 May 2015. Information on 2016/2017 scholarships is not yet available, but will be published when they become available.

Birmingham Business School is renowned for its research. With over 130 lecturing and research staff, many internationally recognised authorities in their fields, our research contributes to academic and topical debate worldwide. 

Value of Award

The scholarships are available only to candidates of the highest academic ability who wish to study for a PhD in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Marketing. A variety of scholarships are available including fees-only scholarships and scholarships combining fees plus generous maintenance grant.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are invited from both UK/EU and overseas candidates. A successful applicant will typically have a very good undergraduate degree. They should have, or be in the process of completing, a Masters degree (typically at the level of in a Business-related subject or Economics). Their references will attest to a history of academic achievement and future research potential.

Applications will be assessed on academic qualifications and preparedness for doctoral level study, references, quality of the research proposal and the match of the proposal to areas of research strength within the School.

How to Apply

Potential candidates for the Birmingham Business School Doctoral Scholarships must have an offer of a place to study for a PhD. At the same time, you should submit a separate Birmingham Business School Scholarship application form, which can be downloaded below, along with your research proposal to the Business School

If you already have a place to start the doctoral programme in September 2016 and are interested in being considered for these awards, please contact your supervisor to discuss the opportunity and submit a completed Scholarship application and your research proposal as explained above.

Download application form for Birmingham Business School Scholarship