Centre for Research in Law at the University of Bedfordshire offers the Ph.D. International Scholarship in Law for the academic year of 2022-2023. The scholarship is intended for local and international students who want to further their Ph.D. degree in the United Kingdom in the field of International Investment Law and Climate Change.
The Ph.D. International Scholarships will be covering the tuition fee of successful students for up to three years at approximately £10,000 per year and will be awarded to candidates with a Law degree international students are required to have good communication skills in oral and written English.
Law Topics on Research
The perceived and pressing danger presented by climate change has produced a wide scope of government responsibilities, including, most outstandingly, those under the Paris Understanding. Notwithstanding acknowledgment of the requirement for quick and hearty arrangement mediation, nonetheless, the genuine import of those worldwide responsibilities and the degree to which they are viable with the commitments owed by States to unfamiliar financial backers under settlements for the assurance of unfamiliar investment stays unclear.
This is on the grounds that the commitments under such deals may possibly bring about risk and costs for States in making a real climate change; for example, when an administration goes to lengths to restrict the development of petroleum derivative foundation, investment settlements might allow unfamiliar financial backers to look for remuneration for damage to their investments.
Considering the down-to-earth import and squeezing nature of these inquiries, it is a period of specific significance for academics to add to the discussion, through adjusted and educated investigation regarding how investment settlements could figure out some kind of harmony between financial backers’ freedoms, the interests of states in drawing in climate-strong investment, and the need to make a significant move to battle climate change
Against this foundation, we are satisfied to welcome propositions for research projects pointed toward investigating the lawful and strategy challenges which might forestall the full arrangement of State’s investment strategies with their climate change commitments, with the end goal of recognizing approaches that find some kind of harmony between all interests in question.
Scholarship Provider: University of Bedfordshire
About the Provider
The University of Bedfordshire is a well-known university in the United Kingdom and a public research university in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire England. Rank as 801 in the World University Ranking by the Times Higher Education. The university has assembled its projects on the employability prospect.
The mission of the University of Bedfordshire is to make a dynamic multicultural learning local area empowering individuals to change their lives through creative schooling and taking part in superb scholarship and research. The university generally exhibits areas of strength for upgrading its student’s professional possibilities and employability.
The Center for Research in Law (CRiL) at the University of Bedfordshire gives a gathering to academics, specialists, and students who share an interest in legitimate and socio-lawful research. CRiL colleagues participate in research in a scope of regions, including worldwide and homegrown security of common freedoms, global law, uniformity and non-segregation under EU and UK law, and shelter and movement.
The University of Bedfordshire’s essential schooling research works on instructive conditions and educational plans, empowers and energizes the reception of new and arising advances, and supports legislatures across the world in arrangement creation and improvement. The university directs research into subjects that can possibly have a foundational effect and our discoveries are transformed into applications that further develop schooling for all partners.
Their research is intended to straightforwardly help the economy through the commodity of UK thoughts as well as pay and occupation age as organizations have made items expected to address teaching method issues.
University researchers have public and worldwide acknowledgment for their research on the advanced learning innovation applications to instruction, instructive change, improvement, semantic web, variety and incorporation, instructional method, instructor improvement, administration, and management.
- Academic Year: 2022-2023
- Applicant’s Nationality: Local and International
- Degree level: Ph.D. Degree
- Field: Law
- Scholarship Award: £4,700
- Duration: NA
- Number of Awards: NA
- Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
- Renewable: Yes
- Offered Annually: Yes
Before proceeding with the application process, the applicants must meet the eligibility for the scholarship.
- Both local and international students are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.
- Must have a good first degree in the field of Law or any other related discipline, a minimum grade of 2:1 level will be essential and will be an additional qualification.
- A master’s degree or any other related professional experience will be desirable.
- The international students must have good communication skills in oral and written English, and an IELTS score of 6.5 will be required.
Interested applicants can start their application in an online portal provided by the University of Bedfordshire. Keep in mind that the application must be completed before submitting it, late and incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation and will be automatically rejected by the scholarship committee.
As part of the application process, the students are required to submit the following:
- The proposal must be composed of 2,000 words.
A cover letter that also includes the student’s experience related to the proposed projects of the scholarship and the student’s interest.
- Complete application form
- Copy of the applicant’s degrees, certificates, and other relevant documents related to the project.
- Official transcript of records.
Keep in mind that all proposal, transcript of records, degree copies, application form and other related documents should be email to [email protected]
The University of Bedfordshire will be providing an award amounting to up £4,700 for up to three years for the successful students.
The successful students must be able to maintain the minimum required GPA and must be able to read and agreed to the terms and conditions applied to the scholarship.
The deadline to complete and submit the application is until November 25, 2022.