Scholarships in Business and Management
Business School, University of Huddersfield
EU and International Students
tuition fee plus a £14,400 bursary per annum (£1,200 per month).
31st August, 2016.
2016. Latest by January 2017.
strong performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the
University of Huddersfield Business School is seeking to invest in a further
six outstanding new PhD candidates in the area of business and management. The
six successful applicants will work with excellent teams on the following specific
Full project abstracts can be
found on the University website.
scholarships are open to all Home/UK, EU and International PhD students, who
intend to begin their PhD studies for the 2016/2017 academic year.
Each scholarship consists of a full tuition at the Home/UK, EU or International
student fee rate and a bursary of £14,400 per annum (£1,200 per month) for a
maximum of 3 years (36 months), which is subject to satisfactory annual
performance and progression review.
A first class or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in an area closely related to the project proposal
A Master¡¯s degree with
distinction or equivalent in an area closely related to the project proposal
Outstanding analytical, academic writing and
English Language skills (at least, an overall academic IELTS test score of 7.5
with no score below 7.0 or equivalent for international or non-native users of
An exceptional knowledge of business and management,
especially either in the areas of finance and financial services industry,
marketing and tourism, sustainability, logistics and supply chains or
entrepreneurship and rural enterprises.
Outstanding quantitative or qualitative data
collection and analysis skills, including first class computer skills,
knowledge and experience in the use of Microsoft Office and/or other
qualitative or statistical packages, such as NVivo, SPSS, STATA, and EVIEWS.
An outstanding research proposal that fits well
with the research interests of at least one of these six projects.
A proven ability to work both in a team and
independently with minimum supervision.
Ability and readiness to provide high quality teaching
of up to 6 hours per week within the Business School.
Be able to commence their studies latest
by January 2017.
How to apply:
Complete an exceptional research proposal
(maximum of 2,500 words, excluding references and any appendices), covering the
following sections: (i) project title; (ii) abstract; (iii) project
introduction, motivation and problem statement; (iv) project background or
context; (v) project theoretical framework; (vi) project empirical literature
review and propositions or hypotheses; (vi) project research design or data and
research methodology; (vii) project references; and (vii) a 3-year time-table
or plan to completion. The proposal must be in the area of one of these six
projects. All applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate project
team leaders for any questions or clarifications that they may have about the
projects before submitting their applications.
Complete an application (see University
website for application form).
Two good academic references
A current detailed CV, identifying any
research employment or experience and, where applicable, details of research conference
presentations or publications.
Transcripts and certificates (copies) of
all relevant academic and/or any professional qualifications, including English
Language qualifications (e.g., IELTS test score for international or non-native
users of English Language applicants).
applications, including all relevant documents requested above should be
submitted via-email to the PGR Administrator, Mrs Hannah Spencer-Chung. Email
closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 31st
August 2016 (23.59, BST).