Teaching PhD Bursaries in Economics or Finance for International Students

Teaching PhD Bursaries in Economics or Finance for International Students

United Kingdom 01 Mar 2023
University of Exeter Grants

University of Exeter Grants

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Award or Grant Description $$  £19,000

The University of Exeter Business School is accepting applications for the Teaching PhD Bursaries in Economics or Finance. The studentship has been established for the academic year 2022-2023 in the UK.

This educational award is a generous funding scheme designed to support the most talented students who wish to complete a PhD in Finance or Economics. Successful applicants first receive funding to complete one of the University of Exeter Business School’s Research Masters MRes, which provides a rigorous foundation in the required skills to conduct high-quality research. Students who meet the PhD entry criteria will then receive funding for full-time study in one of the University of Exeter Business School’s PhD programmes.

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This scholarship will support your learning journey by providing you amazing benefits.The University of Exeter Business School is one of the leading business schools in Europe and is ranked among the best business schools in the world. The school aims to deliver outstanding and innovative business education and research that addresses the significant challenges confronting businesses and society.

Why choose to study at the  University of Exeter Business School? The University of Exeter Business School has taken over a decade to establish itself as one of the UK’s leading institutions. It strives to be the best it can be, bringing together inspirational and internationally-respected business teachers from around the world in an environment that combines historical and intellectual heritage with modern facilities.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in Economics or Finance pathway complete the two-year MRes in economics, which prepares students for a PhD in an area requiring a strong grounding in econometrics (e.g., economics or finance). Decisions on PhD topics and supervision will be made towards the end of the MRes, giving students plenty of time to explore a range of topics and to meet the faculty.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Must be an International Students
  • The scholarship requires that students work as teaching or research assistants for 23 days (180 hours) a year.
  • This is a valuable part of your training and will ensure that you graduate as a highly-skilled researcher and educator from the Business School. The Programme is run on a full-time basis only, and students are expected to live in Exeter.
  • Students complete the MRes + PhD programme within four or five years
  • Orientation for new students takes place in mid-September 2022

Offered Benefits

The university will provide all the funds:

  • Annual total (i.e., remuneration + stipend): £19,000.The scholarship is for a maximum of 5 years.
  • Full tuition fees at UK/International fee rate
  • Remuneration for 180 hours teaching: £3,097 (2022/23 rate, subject to tax & National Insurance)
  • Annual stipend: £15,903 (2022/23 rate)

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The students are required to apply to their preferred course of study through the university’s  online portal. After that, To be considered for this award.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must provide an essay of no more than 750 words maximum explaining.
  • A CV of no more than two pages
  • The official transcript or certified copy of university grades from all past degree
  • Two academic reference letters (one must be from your most recent institution)
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, with a final grade in the top 10% of your graduating class. Most incoming students also hold a Master’s degree.
  • Language Requirement: If relevant, valid, original Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Cambridge scores report.

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