Applications for 2018/19 entry opened on 2 October 2017 for full and part-time +3 (PhD) and 1+3 (Masters and PhD) ESRC funded studentships. These pages will be updated with further details of the 2018/19 competition once available.
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•For 1+3 awards you must have qualifications or experience equal to a first or upper second class honours degree or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience;
•For +3 awards you must have qualifications or experience equal to a Master’s degree at distinction or merit or an equivalent combination of qualifications and/or experience.
Studentships will be awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of both the candidate and the research proposal.
SeNSS studentships are only open to candidates who meet the residency requirements outlined in the ESRC Studentship Eligibility criteria.
International candidates may be considered for funding in the Economics Pathway only.
HOW TO APPLY
STAGE 1 APPLICATION TO UEA / SUPERVISOR CONSIDERATION
The first step for all candidates is to approach their prospective academic school and PhD supervisor.
If you wish to apply for a SeNSS studentship you must first apply for a place to study at the University of East Anglia. If you are applying for a 1+3 studentship (Masters plus PhD), you will need to submit an application for both programmes.
Current PhD students at UEA
The first step for all candidates is to approach their primary supervisor, whose approval must be sought for the application for SeNSS studentship funding.
STAGE 2 APPLICATION FOR A SENSS STUDENTSHIP
If selected to apply for a SeNSS studentship, we will email you the link and access code for the SeNSS online application. Please then complete the application form, including the Equal Opportunity form and Personal Details form, and submit it online (with your transcripts). Examples of the forms are provided here for information only – if selected to apply for a SeNSS Studentship you must apply using the online application form. Printouts and other forms of the application will not be accepted.
SeNSS Application form 2018/19
SeNSS Equal Opportunity form 2018/19
SeNSS Personal Details form 2018/19
You will also need a statement from your primary supervisor and two references which your supervisor and referees will need to add to your application. If these are not included you will not be able to submit your application.
SeNSS FluidReview online application form guidance
2018/19 SeNSS ESRC-Funded Studentship Application: Guidance Notes
If you are applying for a studentship with a collaborative element please use the following template for the letter of support:
Template - Letter of Support for Studentship with Collaborative Element
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