2013 David Parkin PhD Scholarships for Overseas Students, University of Bath, UK

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

To help support the University of Bath’s world-class research environment and to provide doctoral training for outstanding individuals seeking specifically to pursue professional academic careers, the School of Management is seeking applications for the David Parkin PhD Scholarship for Overseas Students.
The David Parkin PhD Studentships worth approximately £13,000 per annum for 3 years (overseas tuition fees, and training support grant) are open to candidates from anywhere in the world (outside the EU) who have both
(i) exceptional academic qualifications and (ii) a strong commitment to acquiring a professional research training to become management academics.

Research interests in any field of management will be considered, from exceptional candidates from anywhere in the world (outside the EU), and from any prior disciplinary background.

Applications are welcomed from genuinely outstanding graduates who:
1. must hold at a minimum a bachelor degree (a First or Upper-second or GPA equivalent)
2. Are fluent in English.
3. Are strongly committed to, and potentially capable of, high-quality academic research in an area that is consistent with the research expertise of School staff, as well as the ability and desire to develop their teaching skills in this area.

Suitably qualified candidates should apply directly online at https://www.bath.ac.uk/study/pg/applications.pl

Attaching without fail as additional documents, ALL of the following:
1. A single document containing the following and in this order:-
a) A statement confirming that you are applying for The David Parkin PhD Studentship.
b) A statement up to 100 words of why you think you should be awarded a studentship.
c) The names of at least two, but preferably three, School of Management faculty members that you think might be appropriate doctoral supervisors for your research interests.
d) A statement up to 200 words of which Subject Group of the School to which you wish to make a research contribution and why you think you will succeed in making such a contribution.
e) An additional statement up to 200 words of why you want to pursue a career as a professional management academic.
2. An original preliminary research proposal written by applicants themselves.
3. A full academic CV, including all schools, colleges and universities attended, along with grades and other verifiable evidence of academic ability and achievement, plus any working experience plus the full contact details of at least two academic referees who will be prepared to give references at possibly
short notice, and a statement of willingness to be interviewed if short-listed.
4. Copies of official academic achievements in undergraduate degree classification and master degree award if available, plus copies of official transcripts of all degree subjects taken, proof of English fluency (non-native English speakers only), and GRE, GMAT, GPA scores if available.
Applications that do not supply all of the above items in full will NOT be considered, so do please be sure to send ALL the items requested.

Closing date for applications: 1st March 2013.

All applicants are advised to view the School’s webpages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/management/

Applicants must be seeking to earn a PhD on a full-time basis and be a new PhD student to the School of Management. Annual continuation of studentships will depend on satisfactory academic performance by holders.

For any queries please contact: Graduate Division, School of Management, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom. Email: pgradmin@management.bath.ac.uk Tel: 44 (0) 1225 386714/386162


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