UK: Fully Funded Scholarship for Local and International Students at the Queens University Belfast, 2018

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Scholarship Description: The Queen’s University Belfast is now accepting applications for new fully-funded PhD fellowship. This is an exciting opportunity to study alongside an inter-disciplinary team of researchers and PhD students at the School of Nursing and Midwifery QUB.

Queen’s University Belfast (informally Queen’s or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as “Queen’s College, Belfast”, but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution

Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of our research assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014). University is ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2018 /

Degree Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme.

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Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Title: Determining the theoretical and practical feasibility of implementing a family-initiated escalation of care scheme to detect and refer patient deterioration in hospital: application of the MRC framework

Scholarship Benefits:

The PhD fellowship is funded by the Health Services Executive of Ireland as part of the Programme for Health Service Improvement. The stipend is £14,553 with tuition fees of £4,195 paid annually (with annual incremental increase).


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • The ideal candidate will have a degree in a social science subject (e.g. nursing/midwifery, sociology or psychology), class 2.1 or above and/or a master’s degree qualification in a relevant social science topic. She/he will be familiar with qualitative research methods and techniques of systematic reviews of the literature. She/he will have excellent organizational and communication skills to allow him/her to work with health professionals, patients, and family careers and be willing to travel.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017.


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