Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the University Of Leicester Ph.D. Scholarship 2023. The entire application details for the University Of Leicester Ph.D. scholarship can be accessed below.
The University Of Leicester Ph.D. Scholarship
Your decision to study in the Uk is a future investment. Getting a degree from a prestigious university in the UK is a transformative and valuable experience that will take your education and employability to the next level.
The government of the United Kingdom and universities in the UK have funding options for international students. Both partially and fully funded scholarships are awarded to students according to their eligibility.
The partial funding scholarship covers a part of tuition fees and sometimes full tuition fees. While fully funded scholarships cover tuition fees, admission fees, living expenses, and travel costs. In a few cases, health insurance is also protected by scholarships. You can search for scholarships and learn about universities in the United Kingdom.
Education Ph.D. Tuition Fee Waivers 2023 | University of Leicester | Study in the UK is available to undertake Ph.D.-level programs at the University of Leicester.
The following subject is available to study under this scholarship program.
- 2 UK tuition wee waivers for 3 years for full-time study or 6 years part-time study (part-time only available to UK applicants)
- 1 full-time overseas fee waiver for 3 years
International applicants must demonstrate on their personal statement how they intend to fund the difference in fees (£11,004 per year) and their living costs for the duration of their studies.
- Applicants are required to hold a UK Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2:1 and a Master’s Degree or overseas equivalent qualifications
- The University of Leicester’s English language requirements apply.
English language requirements for subjects requiring the equivalent to IELTS 7.0
Accepted academic English language qualifications
You will have satisfied our English language entry requirements if you are a national of one of these countries and have completed your secondary or university education in one of the listed countries and your teaching was in English.
We accept a small number of academic English language qualifications completed in countries other than those listed and which are equivalent to the UK GCSE (English) qualification.
To meet the English language requirements for your research degree, you should hold one of the following qualifications:
|UK GCSE (English)||Grade B|
|Cambridge O-Level (English)||Grade B|
|Cambridge International GCSE (English as a first language or English as a second language)||Grade B|
|International Baccalaureate (English)||5 in SL EL|
|European Baccalaureate (English)||90% in SL EL|
|Indian National Board Standard XII||80%|
|Indian State Board Standard XII||90%|
|West African Senior School Certificate Examination (English)||C4|
|Sri Lankan O-Level (English)||Distinction|
|Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (English)||Grade 5|
|Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Level||Grade B|
Accepted English language tests
Alternatively, you’ll meet our English language entry requirement if you have successfully completed one of the three following approved English language tests with the minimum overall score, and at least the minimum score in each component (speaking, reading, listening, writing):
|Minimum overall score||Minimum component score|
|IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) – Academic Version||7.0||6.0|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Internet-based test||100||20|
|PTE (Pearson Test of English) – Academic Version||67||56|
|TOEFL IBT Home Edition||100||20|
|Language Cert International ESOL C1||Pass||At least 33/50|
Other English language tests and other versions of the above tests – such as the IELTS (General Version) – are not accepted under any circumstances.
In all cases, you must have completed the English language test no more than two years before the start date of your research degree programme.
Departments may, at their discretion, make an offer of admission to applicants whose English language test results do not quite meet the minimum requirements. The offer of admission will then be conditional on the applicant achieving the required scores before the start of the research degree programme.
How to Apply
interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply
- In the proposal section please provide the name of your proposed project supervisor (from the list above) and your project title
- Upload your completed Research Proposal Form
- Personal statement explaining, briefly, your interest in the project and your experience. International applicants also must demonstrate on their personal statement how they intend to fund the difference in fees (£11,004 per year) and their living costs for the duration of their studies.
- Degree Certificates and Transcripts of all degree level studies already completed and if possible transcript to date of study currently being undertaken
- Evidence of English language proficiency, if applicable
- In the reference section please enter the contact details of your two academic referees in the boxes provided or upload letters of reference if already available.
- In the funding section please state CSSAH Fee Waiver
Incomplete applications and Research Proposals not submitted using the Proposal Form will not be considered.
*UK applicants may apply for either full-time or part-time study. International applicants may only apply for the full-time study if they require a Student Visa to study in the UK.