PhD Studentships

Studentships

Studentships in Economics

University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies

We are recruiting new PhD students in Economics for the next academic year (2017-2018) and some PhD studentships are available:

Departmental Studentships are available to Home, EU and Overseas students and have a value of about GBP 17K per year for a duration of three years. Students who hold a Departmental Studentship are expected to pay their own fees.

The White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership is offering different types of ESRC studentships for students starting a PhD (+3 PhD only) and for students starting a Master followed by a PhD (1+3 Master plus PhD).
UK applicants will be eligible for a full award to cover tuition fees and maintenance, EU applicants are eligible only for an award to cover tuition fees (except for the Advanced Qualitative Methods Awards which covers both tuition and maintenance), while non-EU applicants are not eligible.

To apply on line and for further details on the ESRC studentships applications please visit https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/research/esrc/

Wellcome Trust doctoral studentships cover stipend, research expenses and tuition fees for 3 years. The 2018 scheme opens this month with a closing date of 29th March 2018, decisions are announced in May 2018. Details of this studenthip scheme are available here.

Please note we will only consider studentships applications of candidates who have already applied for the PhD programme and who have a valid University of York reference number. For details on the PhD in Economics and on how to apply for a PhD please visit here.

For further details about the studentships please contact econ-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk

Application

Information about the studentships and application procedure

Please note that if you wish to apply for one of the studentships, you must have already applied for a place on the department's PhD programme.  To apply for a place on the PhD programme in Economics, go to: Applying to York.

We have a number of studentships available, some of which are funded by the ESRC whilst others are funded by the Department of Economics (see the Studentships tab).

We encourage strong candidates from any field in Economics and Statistics to apply for both the WR DTC ESRC studentships and the departmental studentships.

We encourage strong candidates with the intention to work in the field of empirical analysis of economic problems with large scale data to also apply for the WR DTC ESRC studentships in Advanced Quantitative Methods.

For further information and details of the application process for ESRC studentships, please see the ESRC Studentships tab above.

Similarly, for the departmental studentships, please see the Dept Studentships tab.

ESRC studentships

ESRC studentships

The WRDTP is offering different types of ESRC studentships for students starting a PhD (+3 PhD only) and for students starting an MA in Social Research followed by a PhD (1+3 Master plus PhD).

The application form is available at

https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding/esrc/

The deadline for applications is Wed 24 January 2018, 5pm.

We will only consider studentships applications of candidates who have already applied for a PhD in Economics or 1+3 and who have a valid University of York reference number. For details on the PhD in Economics and on how to apply please visit here.

Dept Studentships

Departmental Studentships

The 2018/19 competition has now closed.

The deadline for applications for 2019/20 will be Friday 5 April 2019, 5pm (GMT).

These studentships are available to Home, EU and Overseas students and have a value of £17,000 per year for a duration of three years.

The studentships are available on a +3 basis only.

Students entering on a +3 basis should have a good Masters-level qualification in Economics, or a Masters with significant Economics or Statistics content.

To apply for a Departmental Studentship, please complete and submit the application form to michael.shallcross@york.ac.uk

Application form for PhD Studentships (MS Word  , 36kb)

Please note that we will only consider applicants whose applications have been reviewed and who are deemed likely to merit an offer. With this in mind, you should aim to submit your general application by 1 March 2019, while Studentship applications may be submitted any time up to 5 April 2019.

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