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Fee Waiver Scholarships for MPhil/PhD at University of Sheffield, UK: Sociological Studies

The Department of Sociological Studies has available one fee waiver (equivalent to UK/EU fees) available for up to 3 years from September 2011/2012. This will be awarded in August 2011 to the best applicant to have received an offer of a place but have no alternative funding. Please note that students can only apply for a fee waiver scholarship if they have been offered a place to study for an MPhil/PhD in the Department of Sociological Studies. To make an application to do an MPhil/PhD please go to the following link. You can apply for postgraduate study using our online application form. It is a quick and easy process. Your application can be with us and considered by an academic department within 24 hours. Please note that research students are normally registered for the degree of MPhil first. This allows us to ensure that your research is progressing well before you are upgraded to the full PhD. If you are a graduate in Medicine and wish to apply for an MD research degree, you will need to apply via a different route. To make an MD research application, please visit the School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences website.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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ESRC Doctoral Training Centre Scholarships in Sociology , University of Sheffield, UK

As part of the White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, we are offering 2 scholarships on the sociology training pathway for students wishing to study for a PhD in the Department of Sociological Studies. ESRC Scholarships provide an annual bursary of £13,590, Home/EU tuition fees and a contribution to research expenses. These scholarships are available on a 1+3 (MA+PhD) or a +3 basis (PhD). 1+3: is a four year registration where you would undertake the MA in Sociological Research and upon completion transfer to three year registration for MPhil/PhD           +3: if you already have an ESRC research training recognised MA, then application for the +3 studentships is appropriate. This is a three year award for students intending to study for their PhD only. The White Rose Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), is a major new collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York with a total of 48 ESRC studentships per year over 5 years. The White Rose DTC is one of the largest consortia in the country and offers a wealth of supervisory expertise across the social sciences as well as numerous training opportunities, particularly focused upon maximizing the social and economic benefits of your research. Students will work together with others studying in their discipline from across Yorkshire and have lots of opportunities to develop their Interdisciplinary networks and expertise. To be considered, interested students will need to have submitted all application materials by 31 March 2011. To make an application, please follow the appropriate link below.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 March 2011

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