Each of the Schools within the College of Social Sciences are offering a selected number of Scholarships and in addition, applicants to the College can apply for ESRC-funded studentships from the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).
The deadline for applications for all School scholarships is 2 December 2018.
Each year the School is able to offer some bursaries that cover all or part of PhD fees, and sometimes also a stipend for living expenses. Limited funds are available each year and are allocated on a competitive basis. This is open to both current PhD students and new offer-holders.
For further information, please contact the School Doctoral Director, Dr Emma Foster (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Government Specialist Scholarship
The School of Government is pleased to announce a full time PhD scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year, commencing 30 September 2019.
The successful applicant’s project will focus on Britain’s participation in the US-led War in Iraq in 2003. In particular, the project will draw upon the new archive of primary source documents (particularly those unearthed by the Iraq "Chilcot" Inquiry). We would welcome project proposals on decision-making, preventive war, war and bureaucratic politics, the Anglo-American relationship, the war and the Iraqi diaspora community, or the war’s implications for International Relations (IR) theory. The First Supervisor will be Professor Patrick Porter from the Politics and International Studies Department. Find out more about this specialist scholarship. The deadline for applying is 25 January 2019.