Organization or Fund Offering Scholarship
We are delighted to offer a Postgraduate Research Scholarship to commence in September 2021 in subjects within marketing or international business. Open to both UK and overseas researchers, this scholarship covers tuition fees at the UK home rate and a stipend for up to 3.5 years to enable an outstanding researcher to undertake a PhD in the Department of Strategy & Marketing on a full-time basis.
The scholarship-holder will receive a maintenance package of £17,500 p.a. and will be required to undertake 6 hours of teaching per week from their second term onwards.
📋 Scholarship Description
Type of award
Postgraduate Research (PGR)
Subject of Study
Number of scholarships available
One in Marketing or International Business.
Full tuition fee waiver for 3.5 years at the UK Home rate. Current fees for both the PhD in Accounting and the PhD in Finance are £4,500 per year.
A maintenance package worth £17,500 per year comprising:
A teaching-based element in the form of remuneration for undertaking teaching and related duties for up to 6 hours per week from Term 2 of the first year onwards.
A stipend to cover living expenses of the value required to bring the total annual income to £17,500.
💼 Scholarship Specification
Scholarship Eligibility or Who is Eligible
To be eligible you must:
Have or expect to have graduated with a first or 2:1 UK Master’s degree (or international equivalent), in a relevant subject.
Have the right to work in the UK for the duration of the scholarship.
Qualify for the UK Home tuition fee rate; or, if applying as an international student, commit to funding the shortfall between the UK and overseas fee rates from personal or other sources in order to meet the full cost of the international tuition fee (currently £18,500 per year).
🌐 How to Apply
Scholarship Application Process
Apply online here.
1 September 2021 0:00 (GMT)
Select the PhD in Management with a September 2021 start date.
In the Finance section you should enter the name of the scholarship, which is: Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Strategy & Marketing
Be sure to supply all the required documents, including:
All transcripts from Higher Education degrees;
A current CV detailing all educational and employment history;
Letters from two referees, where possible in relation to the specific project proposal being submitted;
Research Proposal on a modern topic in Marketing and/or International Business.
All applicants invited for interview will also be requested to submit a sample of written academic work prior to interview. As the award entails entering into a contract of employment with the University, no award will be made without an interview and statutory ‘right to work’ checks having first taken place. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom or Teams.
Due to the high volume of applications received, you may only hear from us if your application is successful.
For questions relating to the PhD programme, please contact the PhD Course Convenor Prof Ranko Jelic: R.Jelic@sussex.ac.uk
For practical questions about applications, please contact the Business School Research Student Support Team: email@example.com
For questions relating to the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Scheme as a whole, please contact the Business School Research Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org