Deadline: 2016-03-31
Value of Scholarship: Southampton
Level Of Study: PhD

Mphil/Phd Studentship In Entrepreneurship And Social Inclusion



Faculty of Business, Law and Art; Southampton Business School has one studentship available for a postgraduate research student admitted full time onto its MPhil/PhD programme and commencing their studies in October 2016.  The studentship will last for a maximum of three years (subject to an annual review of progress) and will provide a maintenance allowance of £14,000 per annum, in addition to payment of tuition fees. The award is available in the research area of entrepreneurship and social inclusion. More specifically, the proposals are sought to address the multifaceted nature of entrepreneurship in facilitating mobility and social inclusion of disadvantaged groups such as people with disability and LGBT individuals. This is an interdisciplinary research and applications with social sciences background including sociology and political science & international relations are encouraged.

Please note the following

  • Tuition fees will be paid at home/EU level or international level as determined by the University.
  • To be eligible for consideration, the full application must be submitted by the submission deadline of 31 March, 2016. This includes the standard application form, research proposal, CV, and other supporting documentation (transcripts, reference letters, IELTS certificates where necessary, etc.).
  • These studentships are for full time candidates only. If you are awarded this studentship and transfer to part time registration, you will be deemed to have withdrawn from the studentship.

Southampton Business School is a vibrant research-led school, part of the University of Southampton, one of the top research-driven universities in the UK and in the top one per cent of global universities. It has an active and multi-cultural community of more than 160 postgraduate research students from all the continents and its PhD programme has been awarded +3 recognition for full-time students by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The School has also received research studentships from the ESRC, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and other prestigious funding bodies. The School’s researchers combine rigour with relevance, aiming to solve real-world problems that meet the challenges of the global economy and society. For further information on our research degrees visit: https://www.sbs.ac.uk/research/mphilphd-research-programmes

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High calibre applicants are sought and must apply online by 31 March 2016 following the normal process for admission to the MPhil/PhD programme, stating that they wish to be considered for the Entrepreneurship and Social Inclusion studentship.  To apply online for our MPhil/PhD programme, please visit the following website: https://studentrecords.soton.ac.uk/BNNRPROD/bzsksrch.P_Search. In addition to online application, a copy of the research proposal and CV should be sent to Professor Mine Karatas-Ozkan at [email protected] and Dr Laura Costanzo at [email protected].

For further information about this particular studentship please contact Professor Mine Karatas-Ozkan directly ([email protected]; +44 (0) 2380 598971). 

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