All three PhD pathways within the School - Human Geography, Sociology and Politics & International Relations - were recently approved by the ESRC as part of Newcastle's joint bid with Durham University for a Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) in the NorthEast.
The advert details the Doctoral Training Centre will soon be available for 2014/15 cycle.
Newcastle University research institutes may also advertise specific bursaries and scholarship funding opportunities.
For more information and how to apply please visit the ESRC Studentship webpage
The deadline for expression of interest within the school is Friday 17th January 2014. The deadline for submission of applications within the school is Monday 17th February 2014.
International students will only be eligible for an ESRC award if they have a relevant connection with the UK. A relevant connection may be established if:
*Ordinarily resident is defined as a ‘habitual and normal residence from choice and for a settled purpose throughout the prescribed period, apart from temporary or occasional absences of the applicant, their spouse, civil partner or parent’.
Following the Bidar Judgement in 2005, EU nationals who have been resident in the UK for three years immediately preceding the date of an award, including for purposes of full time education, are now eligible for a full grant. Check the ESRC website for more details: .Guidance for applicants | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council