About the scholarship University of Kent postgraduate scholarships take the form of Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs) whereby PhD students receive financial support in return for some part-time teaching, which may include undergraduate introductory business modules. A full GTA covers tuition fees at the home/EU rate plus a combined salary and maintenance grant of up to the full UK Research Council rate of Â£13,726 (at 2013/14 rates). Full terms and conditions are available here.
Eligibility criteria This studentship will be awarded to the best qualified applicant who shows the greatest potential for a successful research and teaching career. Consequently, successful applicants normally meet all of the following criteria:
- Distinction at Master’s level in a relevant discipline.
- First at undergraduate level in a relevant discipline for candidates still completing their Masterâs.
- Score of 7.0 in IELT test. As all PhD scholarship students carry out teaching duties there will be no exceptions to this.
How to Apply Please apply online to Kent Business Schoolâs PhD in Finance programme by Monday 27th January 2014.Â Applicants should attach a one page statement explaining why they are a suitable candidate for this award.Â Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in early February 2014.