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Lindsey Hughes Postgraduate Bursary

SSEES Excellence Scholarships

Subject to the availability of funds, a scholarship competition will be announced in the autumn for a number of minor grants.

The number and value will vary according to the funds available, and each grant will not normally exceed £3,000. In some years, no competition will be held.

The primary purpose of this scholarship is to support outstanding research students in the final stages of writing-up the dissertation.

Who is eligible?

  • All students who are currently registered in good standing for a PhD degree at SSEES; AND
  • Who do not hold a full (fees and maintenance) scholarship from another source and are currently in their third or fourth year of study; OR
  • Who hold a fees-only scholarship in any year of study.

What are the criteria of selection?

  • A record of academic excellence; and
  • Excellence in the doctoral programme to date.

How do you apply?

Submit the following documents to the Graduate Studies Administrator by the advertised deadline:

  • An application form (Word doc)
  • A summary of the research project (500 words) to include a summary of work completed to date and a prospective date of submission
  • A letter of support from your supervisor.