The Faculty of Environment, which includes the School of Food Science and Nutrition, School of Geography, Institute for Transport Studies, and the School of Earth and Environment, has a number of advertised projects that fall under the remit of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). From December 10, 2021, new projects will be added to the list below. You can only apply for this funding competition if you have a project that has been posted by the EPSRC Environment.
Although there are four scholarships available, an international candidate can only receive one of them.
About the Scholarship:
The University of Leeds, founded in 1904, is one of the UK’s major higher education institutions, with over 39,000 students from over 170 countries, including 9,000 international students. Leeds University boasts a global network of approximately 270,000 alumni from over 190 countries, including six Nobel laureates, and is ranked in the top 40 most international universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2019). Leeds is one of the most popular universities in the UK to apply to, having been ranked in the top ten most targeted universities by graduate recruiters in the UK (The Graduate Market in 2019, High Fliers Research) and third in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018). Leeds is a world top-100 institution (QS World University Rankings, 2020) and a member of the distinguished Russell Group. It is known for the excellence of its teaching and research. You’ll be studying alongside internationally recognized and inspirational professors working at the cutting edge of their areas from day one; some will even have written your textbooks. We can invest in the best facilities and recruit teaching personnel who are actively involved in pioneering research thanks to our research power and the funding that comes with it. Leeds also has one of the most diverse course offerings in the UK, with over 300 undergraduate and 200 postgraduate taught programs spread throughout our seven faculties. Leeds, West Yorkshire, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city in the heart of the United Kingdom, with the University campus only a ten-minute walk from the city center. Leeds is well-connected both nationally and internationally, with strong road, rail, and air connections. It offers everything you’d expect from the UK’s third-largest and fastest-growing metropolis, including gorgeous, easily accessible countryside. Leeds is also the UK’s second largest corporate center after London, as well as one of the country’s most popular and inexpensive student cities The Sunday Times has rated Leeds city center as one of the greatest places to live in the UK for 2019. The University of Leeds provides catered and self-catered housing for international students on and off campus, as well as some of the most sophisticated campus facilities in the UK, including cutting-edge teaching spaces, laboratories, libraries, and research and sports facilities. Leeds University Union, which has won numerous awards, is one of the greatest and most active student unions in the country. There is something for everyone, regardless of their interests, with over 300 student-led groups and societies. The school was founded in 1874 and has a long history. It is now housed on the university’s Western Campus, a mile from the city center, in the Maurice Keyworth building, which dates from the nineteenth century and was once Leeds Grammar School. 3,700 students from over 100 countries are enrolled, including 1,900 undergraduates, 1,700 master’s students, and 100 postgraduate researchers.
BScs in accounting and finance; banking and finance; business analytics; business economics, economics, economics and finance, economics and management, international business, international business and finance, international business and marketing; BAs in business management; business management and human resource management; business management with marketing and human resource management are available at the undergraduate level.
Accounting and finance, actuarial finance, banking and international finance, finance and investment, financial mathematics, financial risk management, business analytics and decision sciences, information systems and information management, economics, economics and finance, enterprise and entrepreneurship, global strategy and innovation management, international business, and management are just a few of the master’s degree programs available. MAs in advertising and marketing, corporate communications, marketing and public relations, and human resource management are also available. The Leeds MBA, full-time MBA, executive MBA, PhD, MA by research, and executive education are among the other programmes available. Leeds Business School features a number of research centers organized into distinct categories. The Applied Institute of Research in Economics (AIRE), the Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF), the Centre for Decision Research (CDR), the Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC), and the International Banking Institute are all involved in “decision making, economic sustainability, and finance” (IBI). The Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL), the Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre (GLOSMARC), the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), and the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds all fall under the heading of “International business and marketing” (BCI).
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University Of Leeds
Host Country(s): United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £15,840
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: International Students
Each fully-funded scholarship covers complete tuition, a stipend at the rate set by the UK Research Councils (£15,840 for 2022/23), and a research training and support grant (around UK Sterling 4,000).
Eligibility for Scholarship
Applicants for research degree programs should generally hold a first or upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field. Each advertised project will specify the background or admission requirements that are necessary or sought for that specific research degree project.
If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to show proof of a language qualification before applying for a postgraduate researcher position.
The following qualifications and scores will be accepted:
– IELTS: overall score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
– TOEFL IBT (Internet-based TOEFL): 87 points, with a minimum of 20 points in hearing and reading, 21 points in writing, and 22 points in speaking.
– an undergraduate degree from a majority English-speaking country, awarded in fewer than 2 years and 4 months from the projected start date of the PhD. The degree must last at least two academic sessions and be conferred within two years and four months of the PhD’s projected commencement date.
– Other English language credentials will also be accepted.
By the time you begin your studies with us, your tests must be no more than two years old.
The University of Leads 2022 EPSRC Environment Postgraduate Scholarship is open to all international students
Formal research degree applications should be submitted online at https://studentservices.leeds.ac.uk/pls/banprod/bwskalog uol.P DispLoginNon. Please specify that you want to be considered for EPSRC DTP Environment funding. EPSRC DTP Environment is the program code for which you will be applying (PHP-ENVE-FT).
You must submit the following materials in support of your application: a CV; a supporting statement (no more than one A4 page) explaining why you are applying for this project and how your skills relate to the research project’s requirements; transcripts and degree certificates from all Bachelors and Masters degree programs you have completed; and two academic references on a reference form (download the form and email directly to [email protected]).
The application deadline for University of Leads 2022 EPSRC Environment Postgraduate Scholarship is February 25, 2022