Prospective PG students (inc. current UG): available
Current PG students: not available
Entry year: 2021/22 Undergraduate: not available
Postgraduate taught: not available
Postgraduate research: available
Application deadline: 27 Nov 2021
About the scholarship
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK’s largest funding agency for research and postgraduate training relating to social and economic issues. At any one time, the ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and research policy institutes.
The University of Bradford is part of the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) – a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, Bradford, Sheffield Hallam, Hull and Manchester Metropolitan University – and through this is able to offer a range of ESRC Postgraduate Scholarships.
- Deadline for entry is the 27 Nov, 2021.
- Students should apply for their PhD as normal but mention that they are intending to apply for the WRDTP award in the funding section. Link to apply
- 2 awards across the partnership will be ring-fenced for Black British students – see https://wrdtp.ac.uk/studentships/ring-fenced-pathway-awards/ for more details.
- International students can apply, however, a maximum of 30% of awards across the partnership will be awarded to International students. More info at: https://www.ukri.org/news/ukri-funded-postgraduate-programmes-to-open-to-international-students/
o Faculty of Health Studies (including Centre for Applied Dementia Studies) – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-health-studies/
o Faculty of Life Sciences – School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-pharmacy-medical-sciences/
o Faculty of Life Sciences – School of Archaeological & Forensic Sciences – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-arch-sci/
o Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences – School of Management – Wellbeing, Health and Communities Pathway; Sustainable Growth, Management, and Economic Productivity Pathway – https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/phd-management/
Students from all countries, who meet the criteria, are eligible.
Payment amount & frequency
Successful candidates will be awarded a studentship which covers full Home tuition fees, pays a monthly stipend at UKRI rates (£15,285 per year in 2020/21), and a Research Training Support Grant of £2000 to cover expenses, including travel and fieldwork.