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University of Manchester President’s Doctoral Scholar in Law, 2019/2020

Application Deadline: 1st March 2019

University of Manchester Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the University of Manchester President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) in Law. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

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University of Manchester President’s Doctoral Scholar Details and FAQs

Alliance Manchester Business School provides a thriving research environment, and the opportunity to work with the top international scholars in the full range of business and management disciplines, accounting and finance, and information systems. The University normally has a range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries available for students commencing their doctoral studies. The University seeks exceptional students who will both benefit from, and make a contribution to, our research community. The University of Manchester has recently launched £2.5m investment in PhD training with the President’s Doctoral Scholar (PDS) Awards.

When is the application deadline?

1st March 2019 at 5pm.

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?


Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?


In which host country will the awardees be studying?


Field of Study


What is the category of this opportunity?

PhD, Research

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

Applicants should have (or expect to obtain) a first-class honours degree and a master’s degree with merit or distinction (or equivalent). They should have a track-record of engaging with research. This may include contributions to publications/articles, promoting their research to a wider audience, prizes/accolades for previous research work, setting up research collaborations with other groups etc.

How many scholarship awards are available?


What are the benefits of the award?

The awards are allocated to our most outstanding applicants seeking PhD training opportunities starting from academic year 2019-20. All PDS awards will include full tuition fees, including where the programme attracts higher tuition fees, and an annual stipend of at least UKRI minimum stipend rate for 2019/20 (TBC). The RCUK minimum stipend rate for 2018-19 was £14,764.

What is the duration of the program?

3 years commencing September 2019

How to Apply for the University of Manchester President’s Doctoral Scholar in Law

  • Applications for PDS funding and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by Friday 1 st March 2019 at 5pm.
  • Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on the date once set will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.
  • In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by 31 st January 2019. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Application Form

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