How to Apply for a SeNSS DTP Studentship at UEA How to Apply for a SeNSS DTP Studentship at UEA

Applications for 2018/19 entry will be open from 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.

For queries related to SeNSS please contact the PGR Service via senss.dtp@uea.ac.uk

 

INFORMATION FOR 2017/18 [to be updated for 2018/19 once details are available]

ALL APPLICANTS

Eligibility

Academic eligibility:

•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.

Residential eligibility:

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

Prospective students

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.

Download the guidance notes for 2017/18 entry here

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.

Download guidance notes here for current UEA PhD students on applying for a 2017/18 SeNSS studentship.

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 Opportunities form) and submit it online (with your transcripts).

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 and guidance

The following documents 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 Doctoral Training Partnership ESRC-Funded Studentship Application Form

2017/18 SeNSS ESRC-Funded Studentship Application: Guidance Notes

Further information

  • For queries related to applying for a research degree at UEA please contact pgr.enquiries.admiss@uea.ac.uk   telephone +44 (0)1603 591709
  • For queries related to applying for a Master’s degree at UEA please contact admissions@uea.ac.uk    telephone +44 (0)1603 591515 
  • For queries related to SeNSS please contact the PGR Service via senss.dtp@uea.ac.uk