UK: Fully Funded International scholarship at the University of Leeds, 2018/2019

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The Carnegie School of Sport is offering a fully funded PhD studentship in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen. The studentship provides a bursary of £14,777 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments) and UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years. We will also support travel to Copenhagen to the value of £500 per year. It is a requirement that the successful applicant will be based full-time at our Headingley Campus, and will undertake a period of study of at least six months in Copenhagen, across the three years. Following submission of a PhD thesis and successful completion of a public PhD defence, the student will receive an Award from both universities.

Country of Study: UK Institution/ University: University of Leeds
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2018 Level of Study: PhD

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Institution(s)

The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. We are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research.

Sponsor

University of leeds and University of Copenhagen

Scholarship Benefits

The studentship provides a bursary of £14,777 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments) and UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years. We will also support travel to Copenhagen to the value of £500 per year.

Study Subject

Understanding physical activity experiences of older adults with spinal cord injury

Eligibility Requirement

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic student who will fully engage in the dynamic and vibrant research environment offered by both universities. Applicants should have (or be near completion of) a Master’s degree and have a First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. In addition, applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills and experience of qualitative research methods

Duration

3 Years

Application Procedure

Candidates should submit an application to Research Admissions (ResearchAdmissions@leedsbeckett.ac.uk) including the following:

  • Please provide an outline of the research to be undertaken using the criteria below as a guide.
  • Scanned copies of your degree certificates (e.g. undergraduate or masters degree certificates) and transcripts.
  • Scanned copies of your English language requirements.
  • Scanned copies of your passport and previous UK visas if applicable.

Applicants are asked to complete the research student application form and provide a proposal of the research to be undertaken using the headings as a guide.

  • The proposal of the research can be up to four A4 pages in length (with references as an addition to the proposal and including bibliography) using type Arial 12 point.
  • Applicants are asked to include at the start of the proposal the research project title.
  • Applicants should use the research project reference (COPENHAGEN) as the subject in the email subject line when submitting their applications.
  • Please use the Harvard style for your references.


If English is not your First Language

We will require evidence that you have the necessary language skills to fulfil the requirements of the award

  • You will need to provide evidence of a minimum International English Language Testing System Grade 7.0 (IELTS 7.0) with no individual sub-score below 6.5
  • In the instances where a student does not have an IELTS, we will consider TOEFL iBT or Pearsons PTE as equivalent qualifications.IELTS, TOEFL iBT or Pearsons PTE are the only accepted English language qualifications we accept
  • If you have successfully completed a UK Bachelors (first or 2.1) or UK Masters degree, in the two years before entry, this will suffice for the English language requirements
  • If you completed your UK degree over two years ago, you will still need to demonstrate your English Language by taking an IELTS, TOEFL iBT or Pearsons PTE test

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