The Middle East and North Africa Centre at the University of Sussex offers three PhD scholarships for UK/EU and International.

Brief Description:  The Middle East and North Africa Centre at the University of Sussex offers three PhD scholarships (fully funded for three years) available from September 2017, made possible by the generous support of the Pears Foundation. The scholarships are tenable for 3 years, with the possibility of extension for one further year. The scholarship covers UK/EU or International fees and provides a stipend that matches that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

The doctoral project proposed must fall into one of the Centre’s main areas of study: Middle Eastern, Israeli and North African Studies. There are no restrictions as to time period or subject area.

Students must be accepted into a PhD course in the humanities or social sciences, which include the following schools:

  • English
  • History, Art History and Philosophy
  • Media, Film and Music
  • Business, Management and Economics
  • Education and Social Work
  • Global Studies
  • Institute of Development Studies
  • Law, Politics and Sociology

The successful candidate will have an outstanding academic background, including the methodological training and/or language skills necessary to start their research project.

Applicants must be able to commence their PhD in September 2017.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Students must be accepted into a PhD course in the humanities or social sciences, which include the following schools:

  • English
  • History, Art History and Philosophy
  • Media, Film and Music
  • Business, Management and Economics
  • Education and Social Work
  • Global Studies
  • Institute of Development Studies
  • Law, Politics and Sociology

Scholarship Award: UK/EU or International fees and a stipend that matches that provided for UK doctoral students by the UK Research Council.

 National/International Students:  UK/EU or International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is February 9, 2017.

For more details visit the official site