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Apply For President’s Scholar Scholarships At University Of Manchester, UK – 2018

Applications are invited for the President’s Scholar Scholarships which is awarded to International students who are willing to pursue a doctoral program at the University of Manchester, UK.

The awards are allocated to our most outstanding applicants seeking PhD training opportunities starting from academic year 2018-19. The PDS award will include full Home or Overseas tuition fees and an annual stipend of at least RCUK minimum stipend rate for 2018-19 (£14,764) + £1,000.

Course Level:

PhD, Research

Field of Study: 


Eligibility for the Scholarships:

Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

Candidates in receipt of an AHRC/ESRC/EPSRC fees only studentship are not eligible unless they are also in receipt of maintenance grant from the School or other source at RCUK minimum stipend rate.

Candidates in receipt of AHRC/ESRC 1+3 studentship can be considered for PDS award during their registration on the doctoral programme only.

Candidates must be of outstanding academic standards ie those with a first class honours and/or distinction at Masters level or outstanding equivalent professional qualification and/or experience. Additional criteria include publication record, leadership/engagement potentials and ambassadorial characteristics. The PDS awards are highly selective and will concern only approximately the top 5-10% of the Faculty of Humanities intake of doctoral students.

Current PhD students are not eligible.

How to Apply for the Scholarships:

Applications for PDS funding and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by Friday 2nd March 2018 at 5pm.

Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on the date once set will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.

In order to ensure that you are ready to apply for the funding, please submit your PhD application by the beginning of February 2018 at the latest. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

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Visit The Scholarship Website For More Information

Application Deadline: 

Friday 2nd March 2018 at 5pm.



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