Closing date: 4 January 2019
Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships (SURES)
Swansea University is pleased to offer up to sixteen fully funded scholarships for full time doctoral study on a Swansea University single award degree, commencing in October 2019, supported by its flagship Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships Scheme (SURES).
Seven academic Colleges/Schools are participating in the scheme through 33 individual projects.
Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships include fees at Home/EU rate and a maintenance stipend at UKRI rates, each for a maximum period of three years. In addition, the sum of up to £1,000 per annum is available to support immersive training experiences, engagement with industry, international collaborative opportunities and cohort building.
The award of a scholarship is conditional upon the recipient achieving either a first class honours degree and/or a distinction at Masters’ level.
All applications must include a structured research proposal for the chosen project. Applications submitted without a research proposal will not be considered.
Swansea University’s PGR Scholarships Sub-Committee will be responsible for appointing students to SURES.
Start date: October 2019
) The Impact of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects on Worker and Community Wellbeing: Wylfa Newydd Nuclear Power Station
Contact: Professor Nigel Morgan (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Jocelyn Finniear (email@example.com)
) Developing Regional Economies: Evaluating Regional Impact of Large Infrastructure Project
Contact: Dr Paul White (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Jocelyn Finniear (email@example.com)
Due to funding restrictions, the scholarships are available to UK/EU students only. Applicants liable for overseas fees are not eligible to apply.
Each scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus an annual stipend at the UKRI rate (to be confirmed for 2019/20) for three years. The current 2018/19 stipend is £14,777 per annum.
There will also be up to £1,000 per annum available to support immersive training experiences, engagement with industry, international collaborative opportunities and cohort building.
Applicants should apply online via http://www.swansea.ac.uk/applyonline/.
Applicants should be careful to select the appropriate scholarship code (e.g. SURESSOM01, SURESSOM02) on page 3 of the online application form.
All applications must be accompanied by a structured research proposal, to include the following sections:
Research proposals should be a maximum of 2,000 words, in addition to a bibliography.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 4 January 2019.
Applicants should be aware, College/School shortlisting panels are expected to sit between 21 January and 8 February 2019. Shortlisting panels may contact candidates within this period. Interview panels are expected to sit in the week commencing 4 March 2019.
General enquiries on the scholarship scheme may be sent to Dr Vivienne Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).