PhD Scholarships x2

University of East London
March 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:£5,580
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PhD Scholarships x2

Location: Stratford Campus Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Tuesday 07 March 2023 Reference: 001X2023

School of Education and Communities is advertising for two fully funded PhD Scholarships

Qualification type : MPhil/PhD

Location : London

Funding amount : Full Tuition fee £5,580 + Stipend for UK students (£19,688)

International students to receive a fee discount to the value of the UK tuition fee + Stipend (£19,688)

Hours : Full time

Funding for : UK Students and International Students


The School of Education and Communities (EDUCOM) is delighted to offer two fully funded scholarships to cover the UK tuition fee and stipend for a period of three years. For international students this scholarship will be a fee discount to the value of UK tuition fees. The EDUCOM PhD Scholarship Scheme will provide two students the opportunity to work with an excellent supervisory team on any of our priority cutting-edge themes:

  • Social justice, equality, and diversity
  • Early childhood education
  • Communities
  • Sustainability including the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals
  • Education and Wellbeing
  • Digital inequalities
  • Proposed doctoral projects may be discipline-specific or cross-disciplinary. Support for additional training will be considered.

    Closing date for applications is 7 March 2023, 5pm

    Start date of this studentship is 1 st May 2023

    About the School

    The School of Education and Communities is a highly successful provider of education, early childhood and special needs. Our Social Work and Social Sciences courses enable students to explore key issues surrounding international relations, sustainable development, leadership, social change, migration, individual and societal wellbeing, third sector and communities. We promote a strong research culture, building on our reputation for innovation. Our researchers are members of many of UEL's research centres, offering opportunities for inter-disciplinary and cross-School collaborations. UEL prides itself on its contributions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. https: // www.

    Centre for Social Change and Justice – co-directors Dr Meera Tiwari (Social Science) and Dr Lynne McCarthy (Applied Theatre)

    Centre for Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) is an established research centre making valuable contribution to research and policy. Members have a number of research projects with a network of grassroots organisations working refugees. Currently there are two UBEL students attached to it.

    Centre for Wellbeing, Community and Inclusion – co-directors Dr Matteo Martini (Psychology) and Dr Janet Hoskins (Education)

    Centre for Creative and Cultural Practice – co-directors Dr Valentina Vitali (Film Studies) and Dr Sharone Lifschitz (Fine Art).

    Eligibility criteria:

    Applicants must have at least 2.1 UK degree in Social Sciences, Education or any cognate area (or an overseas qualification that can be deemed equivalent), and a UK Masters degree (Merit) in a relevant field (or an overseas qualification that can be deemed equivalent). A recognised English language qualification is required. IELTS score of 7.0 overall, or equivalent.

    How to apply:

    Prior to making your application, you are encouraged to read about our areas of expertise. These can be found on UEL's web site https: // www.

    Please email the following as ONE document to [email protected]

  • Research proposal which must include a research question, your proposed methodology and preliminary timeline (not more than 1500 words)
  • Personal statement including information on you wish to pursue this research and what you will contribute to the research environment within the school (not more than 300 words).
  • Short CV highlighting your recent experience and skills
  • In addition, you must also provide in the same email the following supporting documentation:

  • Your degree certificates and transcripts and proof of English language proficiency if relevant.
  • Details of two referees. At least one referee must be an academic referee from the institution that conferred your highest degree.
  • For further information in advance of the deadline, please email Dr Angie Voela, Research Degree Leader [email protected]

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