The School of Economics provides dedicated studentships to potential candidates beginning the PhD Economics programme in the Academic Year 2022/23 and pursuing projects in areas of special interest to the School. These studentships will be given to applicants who submit the most promising research ideas based on the project outline provided below and who clearly exhibit academic excellence in the field of Applied Econometrics and Finance. The deadline for prospective students to apply for this studentship is March 28, 2022..
About the Scholarship:
The Institution of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university located about two miles from Norwich’s medieval city center. The University is well-known for its academic and research accomplishments, and it attracts students from more than 120 countries. Students benefit from a secure and enjoyable atmosphere that meets all of their academic, social, and recreational requirements.
The University of East Anglia was granted Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, UEA’s research is widely renowned, and the university ranks 44th in the world for research citations. UEA has four faculties that offer a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs: Arts and Humanities, Health, Science, and Social Sciences. Our subjects routinely rank in the top twenty. The UK’s first School of Environmental Sciences and a Creative Writing programme are among the flagship programs. Our Schools of Business, Social Work, Medicine, Education, and Law are well-known for their professional education. History, Film, Television, and Media Studies, Development Studies, and Physiotherapy are a few other examples of our tenacity in the classroom. The Institution of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university located about two miles from Norwich’s medieval city center. The University is well-known for its academic and research accomplishments, and it attracts students from more than 120 countries. Students benefit from a secure and enjoyable atmosphere that meets all of their academic, social, and recreational requirements. The University of East Anglia was granted Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, UEA’s research is widely renowned, and the university ranks 44th in the world for research citations. There are live music events, club nights, film screenings, and a variety of student groups to join on campus. UEA is home to the largest indoor sports center in the UK, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (which appears in certain Marvel movies as the Avengers HQ), as well as its own medical center and on-campus dentist.
Support services, a multifaith center, and career services are also available to students. UEA is investing £300 million in staff and student facilities. UEA opened a cutting-edge teaching and learning facility for Science and Engineering in the summer of 2019. The Sky House, which will house Arts and Humanities and some Social Sciences schools, will open in 2022. UEA offers scholarships to Canadian students; inquire with your Across the Pond advisor for further information.
Norwich is about 1.5 hours by rail from London, 30 minutes from the gorgeous beaches of the Norfolk coast, and 40 minutes by plane from Amsterdam. Norwich boasts a rich artistic community as well as a recognized music and cultural scene, and has been named one of the most vegan-friendly cities. Furthermore, the city has been named one of the best shopping destinations in the UK, with a diverse choice of businesses ranging from independent boutiques to high-street retailers such as Apple and Hollister. This 57-year-old UK higher-education school has a stringent admission criteria that is based on entrance examinations as well as students’ previous academic record and ratings. International applicants are welcome to apply for admission. UEA also provides students with academic and non-academic facilities and services like as a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services. The academic framework of the institution is divided into four colleges, which comprise 26 schools of study. Each of these universities offers a wide range of degree programs in the sciences, medicine and health sciences, social sciences and arts, and humanities. Furthermore, the UEA Student Union offers approximately 200 organizations and sports groups that cater to a variety of hobbies such as music, sports, debating, dance, and so on. The university now has roughly 16,872 students, including 12,888 undergraduates and 3,984 postgraduates. Its administrative team consists of 3,712 people who work hard to ensure that its operations run smoothly. According to THE World University Ranking 2019, it is placed in the top 50 in the world for research citation. Many outstanding alumni of the university have achieved great success and distinction in their respective disciplines. Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, and filmmaker who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017 is a UEA graduate. Gurinder Chadha, a popular English film director best known for her works such as Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice, is another notable alumnus of the university. Other UEA Nobel laureates include Neel Mukherjee, Joanna Coles (Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan), Dame Jenny Abramsky (BBC Executive), Tim Lenton (a Climate Scientist), Anil Baijal (Delhi’s current Lieutenant Governor), Adam Shareef (Maldives’ current Defence Minister), Joseph Greenwell (CEO of Jaguar Land Rover), and Sir Paul Nurse (an English geneticist)
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of East Anglia
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £15,609
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
This scholarship covers full tuition fees for both domestic and international students, as well as a tax-free maintenance payment equal to UKRI studentship rates (currently £15,609) and a research training assistance grant (currently £750 per year).
Eligibility for Scholarship.
- All nationalities are welcome.
- A 2:1 in a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in a relevant field of study are required for the applicant.
- In addition, a Master’s degree with a grade point average of 60% or more is required.
- Applicants are not required to submit additional applications to be considered for this studentship.
- The deadline for applying for this award is March 28, 2022.
The University of East Anglia 2022 PhD Studentship in Applied Econometrics and Finance is open to all international students
Are you interested and qualified? To apply, go to myuea.force.com and search for University of East Anglia.
There is no need to submit a separate application to be considered for a studentship. Please apply using our application system and mention in the funding area of the application that you want to be considered for a studentship.
The application deadline for University of East Anglia 2022 PhD Studentship in Applied Econometrics and Finance Is March 28, 2022