Fees and Funding


Faculty of Social Sciences PhD Scholarship


The details
Postgraduate research
Department of Government

Please note this scholarship is now closed for 2023-24

The Department of Government at the University of Essex invites applications for a PhD scholarship with Partnership. The successful candidate will work on the project “Explosive violence against civilians in the shadow of international law: causes and consequences” led by Professor Ismene Gizelis and Dr Sara Polo in partnership with Dr Iain Overton, CEO of the NGO Action on Armed Violence (AOAV).

The successful applicant will receive a full PhD scholarship, 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.

How to apply

Please note this scholarship is closed and no further applications are being considered for 2023-24. The faculty will advertise details of future scholarship opportunities pending availability.

Full details

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Faculty of Social Sciences PhD Scholarship - Terms and conditions (.pdf)

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