Cardiff University is offering PhD studentships for UK/EU and international students. Successful applicants should possess or expect to obtain, a first-class or upper second honours degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a relevant subject. Studentship will cover full UK/EU tuition fees along with a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum. Awards are available on a +3 basis. Studentships will commence in October 2014.The application deadline is 15 March 2014.
Study Subject (s): Studentships are provided in the field of Behavioural Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Imaging Science, Learning and Development, Thinking and Reasoning, Perception and Action, Attention and Memory, Social Psychology, Wellbeing, Health and Mental Health and Developmental Science at Cardiff University.
Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD degree at Cardiff University.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
-Residency: The award is open to all UK/EU students without further restrictions. Additionally, the School has in the past been able to offer some successful overseas applicants a stipend and support for tuition fees up to an amount equivalent to UK/EU students, with the remainder coming from other sources, including self-funding.
-Academic Criteria: School studentship funding is highly competitive. In view of the limited number of awards and the very high standard of applications received, successful applicants should possess or expect to obtain, a first-class or upper second honours degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a relevant subject.
-A postgraduate Masters degree (or equivalent) would strengthen your application, but is certainly not a requirement.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for these PhD studentships.
Scholarship Description: The university is currently accepting applications to study for a PhD in one (or more) of the areas of research outlined below, conducting research with leading academics, their research teams and collaborators. For the open studentships applicants need not have their own specific research proposal. Indeed many of students arrive having only identified a general area of interest in which to conduct their research apprenticeships, and there is opportunity for training in a wide range of techniques. This studentship is very generously funded by the Cardiff School of Psychology, and will cover full UK/EU tuition fees along with a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,726 p.a. for 2013/14, updated each year).
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): These PhD Studentships are offered for three years.
What does it cover? This studentship is very generously funded by the Cardiff School of Psychology, and will cover full UK/EU tuition fees along with a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£13,726 p.a. for 2013/14, updated each year). Awards are available on a +3 basis. Studentships will commence in October 2014 and will cover your tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant. In 2013-14 the maintenance grant for full-time students was £13,726. The award levels for 2014-15 have yet to be published.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Decisions will be made by 31 March 2014.
How to Apply: Consideration is automatic on applying for RFPDPSYA – Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (Oct 2014). Please ensure you include your research proposal in your application form and please indicate in the funding section that you wish to be considered for the ESRC funding and whether you are interested in the 1+3 or +3 studentship.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 March 2014.