Thursday, 21 July 2016

Eight Fully-funded PhD Scholarships for International Students at Heriot-Watt University in UK



Heriot-Watt University is offering eight fully funded PhD scholarships across several of subject areas to start in the academic year 2016-17. International students are eligible to apply.
University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the scholarships is to attract the best and most motivat
ed people to the UK.
Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.
All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for PhD degree programme at Heriot-Watt University.
Study Subject: The School of Management and Languages is offering scholarships across several of subject areas within Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance, Department of Business Management and Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance to start in the academic year 2016-17.
Scholarship Award: Eight fully funded PhD scholarships are available-
  • Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance: Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Department in return for a fee-waiver, a maintenance allowance which is currently set at £14,296 for the year 2016-17 and a research support allowance of £2,250 over the registered period of study.
  • Department of Business Management: Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Department in return for a fee-waiver, a maintenance allowance which is currently set at £14,296 for the year 2016-17 and a research support allowance of £2,250 over the registered period of study.
  • Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance: Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Department in return for a fee-waiver, a maintenance allowance which is currently set at £14,296 for the year 2016-17, and a research support allowance of £2,250 over the registered period of study.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team. Short listed applicants must have the equivalent of a 1st class honours undergraduate degree, or a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher and a dissertation mark of 65% or higher.  Applicants who are unsure if their qualifications meet the minimum criteria should contact the School’s PhD Administrator to discuss their application. Please note that possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee shortlisting for interview
Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: If applicants have not already studied a degree programme that was taught and examined in the medium of English they require evidence of language proficiency.   For IELTS: the minimum overall IELTS score is 6.5 with no score lower than 6.0 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.
How to Apply: Please submit your application via our online application portal.  Under Application Type please select ‘Research PG’ from the options.  In the section, Planned Programme of Study please select ‘Accountancy & Finance course PhD’ from the options.  Once applicants have completed their application, ensure that they click “Application is Complete” on the Checklist.  If they have any problems with the online application process please email their query to pgadmissions-at-hw.ac.uk. Please state clearly on their application that they are applying for a PhD scholarship. In order that their application can be processed, please ensure that all the supporting documents listed below are submitted with their application:
  • Research proposal
  • Academic transcripts
  • English language requirements
  • References
Application Deadline: Applications deadlines are
Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance- 1st August 2016
Business Management and Economics- 22nd August 2016
Apply here
https://www.hw.ac.uk/schools/management-languages/phd-scholarships-2016.htm

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