If you're a potential PhD student wishing to research the area of human rights, take part in the globally recognised work of the University of Essex Human Rights Centre and study for a postgraduate research degree in relevant departments, you could be eligible to receive a full PhD scholarship to support you, including full tuition fee discount for three years of study, a stipend payment towards your living costs and Proficio funding towards training, conferences, and travel.
You should apply for PhD scholarship funding separately from your online PhD study application. Your PhD scholarship funding application consists of a brief application form, including a statement addressing how your doctoral project may contribute to the globally significant work of Human Rights Centre. You should apply for a place to study as soon as possible. The deadline for the online applications for PhD study is 10 February 2023 and the deadline for the funding/scholarship applications to the Director of HRC is 17 February 2023.
Please read the full terms and conditions before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, if you need to complete an application form and how you'll receive your funding.
If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.