£15,609 University of Liverpool 2022 JIC Davies Doctoral Studentships at University of Liverpool, UK for PhD

Written by David on March 25, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    University Of Liverpool Liverpool L69 3BX

The JIC Davies Doctoral Studentship in English is intended to help a PGR student from a Black, Asian, or minority ethnic background who will be based full time at the Department of English for up to 36 months in the fields of English language, English literature, or creative writing. The winning applicant must be qualified for Home fees, have a documented track record of academic distinction, and have already demonstrated the ability to be a great academic researcher. Applicants should also have a clear vision for how their work will be shared with audiences inside the field, across disciplines, and outside the academy. To be eligible for the prize, you must have been accepted into a PhD program in English or Creative Writing at the University of Liverpool by the deadline, with a start date of October 2022. PhD applications must be submitted at least a fortnight before the studentship deadline, which is March 18, 2022, and applicants are urged to speak with possible supervisors about their planned studies. See https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/english/study/postgraduate-research/ for more information on our PhD programs. This three-year JIC Davies Doctoral Studentship cannot be combined with any other AHRC, ESRC, or other external support. The funding will be limited to 36 months. The Department of English recognizes that ethnic minority populations in the United Kingdom are underrepresented on its programs, and this PhD studentship is one of the ways the department is working to change that. This is consistent with the University’s commitment to diversity and equality, which includes joining the Race Equality Charter of Advance HE. Applicants must be British citizens (or have permanent resident status in the UK) and of a Black, Asian, or minority ethnicity. The studentship entails a weekly teaching commitment of up to 3 hours, as well as the option to participate in events such as Widening Participation. A departmental mentor will guide the PGR student through these tasks, and the student will also benefit from the department’s Graduate Teaching Assistant training program. As part of the application process, applicants should expect to be contacted for an interview.


About the Scholarship:

Researchers at Liverpool have been conducting unique multidisciplinary research that is helping mankind comprehend and solve challenges since the university’s Royal Charter in 1903. According to the most current assessment of research quality in UK institutions, 27 percent of research was ranked as world-leading, with another 54 percent rated as internationally excellent. The university’s research in health and life sciences, science and engineering, and humanities and social sciences is internationally renowned. The National Centre for Zoonosis Research and the Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy are two of its transdisciplinary research centers. Students, specialists, and partners from all over the world come to Liverpool because of its pioneering reputation. Around 30% of its nearly 18,000 undergraduates and 4,800 postgraduates, as well as 29% of academic staff, are international students. The institution was the first in the United Kingdom to create a Chinese autonomous university. The Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, a collaboration between Xi’an Jiaotong University and Laureate Online Education, launched in Suzhou, eastern China, in 2006 and today boasts an enrollment of 8,000 students. International students might receive specialist UK entry assistance from the university. Liverpool also has the eighth best student-staff ratio in the Russell Group. It is one of the top 25 colleges in the world, according to major graduate recruiter groups. Furthermore, when it comes to expenditure on services and facilities per student, it is placed 13th in the UK. The university’s main campus is in Liverpool, which is a lively metropolis. In addition, it has campuses in London, Singapore, and Suzhou (China). The Liverpool campus, which covers 100 acres of land, has 192 buildings that provide outstanding facilities for quality education. In addition, the University of Liverpool has mentorship agreements with nine Nobel Laureates. The faculty includes highly skilled academics, scientists, and industry subject experts. Furthermore, famous academics and intellectuals from top universities throughout the world give guest lectures on campus. The University of Liverpool has high-tech laboratories, art studios, libraries, and computer centers, all of which provide a research-oriented atmosphere. The University has a number of specialized research centers where students can perform in-depth study. For research collaborations, technology transfer, and student exchange programs, Liverpool has cooperated with thousands of organizations around the world. Furthermore, the institution maintains business collaborations in order to pursue commercialized research programs. The University of Liverpool, as a globally renowned university, hosts a variety of international seminars, conclaves, exhibitions, and other events with famous figures from many fields. These gatherings expose students to people from all across the world. Liverpool, home of The Beatles and the Liverpool and Everton football clubs, boasts more museums, theatres, and galleries than any other city in the UK outside of London, and offers a diverse range of sports, music, architecture, and culture to discover. It also offers over 250 pubs and clubs, as well as a remarkable variety of stores and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Liverpool lies in the north of England and has great transport connectivity to the rest of the United Kingdom (it takes two hours by train to get to London).


Scholarship Sponsor(s):  University of Liverpool

Scholarship Country: United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £15,609

Study Level: PhD

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer: 

Home tuition fees are paid, as well as a living allowance at the amount set by the UK Research and Innovation Council (£15,609 in 2021-22).


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Applicants must meet all of the following/given requirements to be considered:
  • By March 18, 2022, the applicants must have applied to a PhD program.
  • Applicants must have a track record of academic success and have the ability to be exceptional academic researchers.



The University of Liverpool 2022 JIC Davies Doctoral Studentships at University of Liverpool, UK for PhD  is open to all International Students 


Application Procedure

  • By April 4, 2022, applicants should send a CV, transcripts of qualifications, a 1500-word research proposal, and a 500-word description of existing research training/experience as well as anticipated training needs to [email protected].
  • By March 18, 2022, applications for the PhD program must be filed.
  • Referees should submit two academic references to [email protected] by April 4, 2022.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for University of Liverpool 2022 JIC Davies Doctoral Studentships at University of Liverpool, UK for PhD is  April 4, 2022.  It should be worthy of note that the University of Liverpool 2022 JIC Davies Doctoral Studentships at University of Liverpool, UK for PhD is renewable for each year.

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