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FitzPatrick Family Doctoral Scholarships in Law, UK: Criminology, Criminal Justice, Penology

The UCD Institute of Criminology, part of UCD’s School of Law, is pleased to offer one doctoral scholarship in the area of criminology/ criminal justice / penology. Applications are sought from exceptional graduates for a scholarship to undertake on a full-time basis a four year funded PhD programme of research in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, or penology. The scholarship is being generously funded by the FitzPatrick Family Foundation. It is available to candidates commencing their studies in September 2011 and is tenable for a maximum of four years, renewable each year subject to satisfactory progress.
In addition the payment of fees there is an annual stipend of €16,000 per annum (plus a €500 conference attendance allowance) and is open to Irish, EU and International applicants. In the case of non EU applicants any offer is conditional on the applicant demonstrating at the time of accepting the offer that s/he has sufficient funds to supplement the living allowance to cover the cost of living in Dublin. Information for international students contemplating a period of study at UCD is available at:

Scholarship Application Deadline: 22 April 2011

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University of Kent Doctoral Scholarships in Arts 2011, UK

These are available for doctoral study, paying fees at the home/EU rate and a maintenance grant equivalent to the Research Council rate for three years (subject to satisfactory progress). All applicants for University of Kent or School of Arts scholarships must provide the following information: A covering letter confirming their offer of a place to study at Kent plus details of which scholarship(s) they would like to be considered for (and in which order).CV. Two academic references. In addition, applicants for research degrees must provide a research proposal (max 1,000 words), together with an example of their writing, and ‘practice as research’ applicants should in addition provide an example of their practice.  Taught MA applicants should supply a sample of written work.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 March 2011

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2011 Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust Doctoral Scholarships, UK

For Bangladeshi nationals who are in the final year, or anticipating the final year, of their PhD programme at a UK institution. This opportunity is for current students only.The Trust helps Bangladeshi nationals to pursue postgraduate study and professional development in the UK. The Board of Trustees has the authority to use the income from the Trust’s funds for Bangladeshis who are normally resident in Bangladesh to enable them to ‘follow courses of study, research or other educational pursuits which will advance the education of the said individual’.

Twice a year, in May and November, awards are granted to individual students already in the UK who are normally in the final year, or anticipating the final year, of their PhDs, and who need additional funding to help them complete their studies.The Trust is not primarily a hardship fund and all applicants are required to demonstrate academic excellence as well as financial need.Our maximum grant is £1,500, so applicants must have funds from other sources to cater for most of their needs.

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