The City University of London (City Law School) offers six full-time, three-year doctoral scholarships for entry in September 2023
City University of London Centrally Funded Doctoral Studentship
Deadline for applications: Friday 14 April 2023
City, University of London is offering 15 doctoral studentships starting in October 2023 as part of a scheme that will recruit outstanding researchers and eventually support 45 studentships across its six Schools. The studentships comprise a stipend that tracks the UKRI rate (currently £19,668 pa) and tuition fees. Successful applicants will also have access to additional resources provided by their School.
- Funding is available for UK, EU and international students studying full-time or part-time
- Full-time students will receive a maintenance grant currently £19,668 per annum that will rise in line with UKRI stipends. Tuition fees are also paid.
- In addition to resources within the Schools, project/consumable costs of £1,500 are provided.
We are inviting applications for 2 PhD scholarships funded by the City, University of London on EU Law and Commercial Law. We understand these two areas broadly:
- EU law covers competition, constitutional and administrative law, migration, citizenship, trade and investment, health, human rights, media and intellectual property
- Commercial law covers maritime, corporate, investment, arbitration, data protection and privacy, intellectual property, competition law, and commercial aspects of law in society, eg in medical law.
The School has expertise in both these areas and we invite prospective applicants to look at our website and even approach our EU and commercial law colleagues.
City Law School Doctoral Studentships
Deadline for applications: Friday 28th April 2023
The City Law School offers two full-time, three-year doctoral scholarships for entry in September 2023.
Applications are invited from exceptional and ambitious graduates wishing to pursue cutting-edge research in any of the School's key research areas.
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 £19,668 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.
For Law PhD Scholarships specifically for Black British Researchers please follow the link for PhD Law Scholarships for Black British Researchers City, University of London.
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.
*It is important that you specify in your application which scholarship you are applying for i.e. Centrally funded studentship (EU/Commercial Law), City Law School Studentship (no area of specialism) or Black British studentship.