The Faculty of Health and Medicine is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for outstanding UK/EU and overseas students wishing to undertake full time doctoral research in any Department within the Faculty of Health and Medicine.
The following bursaries will be available:
For Full-time UK/EU Home students:
We are pleased to offer 2 doctoral studentships up to an overall total of £10,000 p.a. per student to cover fees plus a small stipend per student. Each bursary will be available for a maximum of 3 years.
For Full-time Overseas Students:
We are pleased to offer 2 doctoral studentships consisting of fees (£13,990) plus a stipend equivalent to that of RCUK of £13,590. Each bursary will be available for a maximum of 3 years.
Awards will be made for a maximum of three years full-time study.
Applications should ideally be linked to one of the Faculty's core research areas of:
Outstanding students in other areas of research undertaken within the Faculty may be considered providing suitable supervision can be offered from a member of academic staff within the Faculty.
Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards must have identified a topic and a named supervisor from within the Faculty who is willing to supervise their proposed research, and should complete and submit the Expression of Interest Form, (Word format: click here, PDF format: click here), together with a one page CV by the deadline date of: March 22nd at 1.00 p.m.
Your CV should clearly indicate your educational achievements to date (indicating the class of degree award achieved). Overseas students whose first language is NOT English, must also clearly indicate their IELTS (or equivalent) score.
Applicants shortlisted to progress to the second stage of the application process will be informed by Friday March 29th at the latest.
If you have NOT heard from the Faculty by March 29th your application will not have been selected to continue to Stage 2. Due to the number of applications received, the Faculty is unfortunately not able to enter into correspondence about why your application was not shortlisted.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a full application via the electronic applications portal and have received an offer of a place to study by the deadline date of Monday April 22nd. Applicants should be registered to commence their studies in October 2013.
The application process for shortlisted applicants is as follows:
Terms of the awards
The terms of the award are as follows:
The Faculty of Health and Medicine is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for outstanding overseas students wishing to study on a Masters level programme. The value of each award will be £1000 per student. Awards will be made for one year only and are conditional on satisfactory progress during the first term of study. These awards are administered by individual Departments.
Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should apply via the University electronic applications process noting in the section on source of funding that they wish to be considered for 'MSC bursary 2013'.
To be considered for an award, applicants must hold an offer of a place to study in any Department in the Faculty of Health and Medicine by the deadline date and should be due to commence their studies in October 2013. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered.
Scholarship awards will allocated to successful students in the form of a fees reduction.
Lancaster University forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)'s North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC). A large number of studentships, covering tuition and maintenance, are available for those wishing to study in areas covered by the ESRC at Lancaster, Liverpool or Manchester. Some studentships are reserved for students seeking joint supervision across two or more partner institutions.
Details of the provision and funding offered by the NWDTC are available here.
The Faculty of Health and Medicine has Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funding for research studentships within the broad areas of i) Health and Well-Being; and ii) Quantitative Methods. Applicants for the Health and Well-Being pathway must be residents of the UK or the EU. Studentships in Quantitative Methods are open to candidates of any nationality.