Cardiff University is now accepting applications for studentships from UK/EU and international applicants. The scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree programme at Cardiff University.
The aim of the Cardiff Business School PhD studentship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.
Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.
For students whose first language is not English, evidence of proficiency in the English language is required e.g. normally a score of band 7.0 on IELTS (writing scored 7.0, with no subscore less than 6.5).
Course Level: Studentship is provided for PhD programme at Cardiff University.
Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Management and Business Studies, or Economics.
Scholarship Award: This studentship consists of full UK/EU/overseas tuition fees. A UK/EU student will receive a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year). An international student will receive a fixed stipend of £6,500 p.a. Additional funding of the value £250 p.a. for three years (PhD phase only), for research training support and fieldwork is available.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: This studentship is extremely competitive. Criteria is:
–Academic criteria: Seeking exceptional applicants with a first class Honours degree (mark of 70%+ or equivalent) and a Masters degree with distinction (mark of 70%+ or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as accounting, business & management, economics, finance, human resource management, marketing and logisitics & operations management.
–Residency: This studentship is open to students of any nationality.
Nationality: UK/EU/overseas students can apply for the studentship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Seeking exceptional applicants with a first class Honours degree (mark of 70%+ or equivalent) and a Masters degree with distinction (mark of 70%+ or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: For students whose first language is not English, evidence of proficiency in the English language is required e.g. normally a score of band 7.0 on IELTS (writing scored 7.0, with no subscore less than 6.5).
Supporting Material: Required documents are:
-Applicants should use the ‘Research Proposal’ section of the application form (approx 500 words) to set out their doctoral thesis and project in summary. They should use the ‘Personal Statement’ section (approx 500 words) of the application form to set out their academic background and interests and their reasons for wanting to pursue postgraduate research study.
-Academic References – all admissions applications require two references to be submitted in support. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline and have submitted their references by this date as we will be using these to help us evaluate your application. (N.B. The University does not approach referees on your behalf)
-Academic Transcripts – where applicable, academic transcripts must be submitted with the online admissions application by the funding deadline.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via Cardiff’s online application service.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is 4th March 2016.