Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship covers full fees and a contribution of £8,000 towards maintenance for new UK/EU research students undertaking full-time (3 year) or part-time (5 years) study leading to the degree of PhD in the areas of British Politics; Comparative Politics; European Politics or Political Theory within the School of Politics and International Studies, starting in October 2018.

Conditions of the award

  • It is not open to individuals who are already holding another award which covers the payment of tuition fees in full or part.
  • It is not open to individuals who have already been awarded a doctoral degree or equivalent.
  • Receipt of the scholarship is conditional upon you commencing your period of study by registering no later than 1st October in the academic year for which the award is offered.
  • Scholarships cannot be deferred to a later year.
  • Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this Scholarship.

Entry requirements

Candidates should hold a 2:1 first degree or equivalent and a Masters degree.

How to apply

Download an application form and return your completed application to pgrpolis@leeds.ac.uk by the closing date.

How to apply (email)

pgrpolis@leeds.ac.uk