The School of Law PhD Merit Scholarship covers full fees for one PhD student starting on-campus study in September 2018 and in addition will offer a yearly stipend of £10,000 per year over three years of study. The primary basis for this award will be academic merit.


This is a single scholarship awarded on the basis of academic merit to one PhD applicant who has applied for and been given an offer of study for a full time on-campus PhD starting in September 2018. The scholarship covers tuition fees for a full time Home/EU or overseas student starting PhD study on-campus in September 2018.


Candidates must have applied for and have received an offer of study for a place on a full time on-campus PhD in Law starting in September 2018.


The successful applicant must have submitted their full online application by the end of June 2018.

Application Procedure

Applicants must submit a complete PhD application through the University Postgraduate Applicant Portal and provide, in their personal statement, a request to be considered for this award in no more than 500 words and explaining why they should be awarded the scholarship. The primary basis for the award will be academic merit.


30th of June 2018

Further Info

A decision on the award will be made by Tuesday 24 July and must be accepted by Friday 3 August 2018.

Enquiries should be made to Jo Kunzlik using the email address:


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