The City Law School offers two full-time, three-year doctoral scholarships for entry in September 2021.
Applications are invited from exceptional and ambitious graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research in any of the School's key research areas.
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 31st March 2021
Who is eligible
Applications are sought from exceptional UK/EU and international graduates and will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and the potential to produce cutting edge-research.
Applicants should have a track record of high academic achievement, demonstrated by an LLB degree with at least a second class (upper division) or equivalent, and normally a Master's degree (in law or a related discipline) with at least a merit or equivalent.
Applicants should demonstrate a suitable aptitude to undertake a course of independent research.
Applicants whose first language is not English must have achieved an overall score of 7.0 in the English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading and writing subtests.
What is offered
A doctoral scholarship will provide:
- An annual bursary (currently £18,609 but subject to change in line with Research Councils UK’s recommendation on the national minimum stipend)
- Full tuition fee waiver
- Research expenses (up to £1,000 over three years) to support research needs such as specialist training, equipment or conference attendance.
How to apply
We encourage applicants to have a look at our website, so that they consider the research undertaken in our School and identify an area in which they can make a contribution and a supervisor or Research Centre/Group with whom they could work.
Candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted by the School. If you do not receive a communication from the School within six weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.