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Fully Funded DePOT PhD Scholarships at Swansea University UK for 2022/2023

Are you interested in pursuing an education in UK? We are glad to inform you that DePOT PhD Scholarships is currently ongoing an application at Swansea University. In this article, we will discuss more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility and application process.

The Department of History, Heritage and Classics at Swansea University is glad to be offering a three-year full-time PhD studentship in the history or heritage of de-industrialization starting in October 2022. All successful candidate will form part of the international research team working on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada-funded Partnership Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Time (DePOT).

The project comprises of 33 partner organizations and 24 co-candidates and collaborators from six countries in Western Europe and North America. The partnership explores the historical roots and lived experience of deindustrialization ‘the reduction of industrial activity in a country or region’ and the political responses to it.

The general goal is to understand deindustrialization in transnational and comparative approach, its effects, the responses to it, its legacies, and its causes. All student will become an associate member of DePOT and maybe a member of the Centre for Heritage Research and Training (CHART) at Swansea University and is also expected to be active in the logical life of the department and the larger DePOT project.

The student will be administered by Dr Hilary Orange and departmental staff with research skill most proper to their PhD topic. The student will also gain from the help and advice through annual project symposia and periodic events of the academics who are part of the DePOT collective.

Note that all the university’s research students are provided with a research allowance for conference presentation and research trips, and they are members of the College Graduate Centre which offers committed desk space and IT facilities, conducts an annual conference and runs a program of training and skills workshops.

PhD Students will also gain from University-wide postgraduate inauguration, skills and career development workshops. The university seek to improve the employability of its PGRs by offering teaching opportunities, positioning, and opportunities to involve in other professional and networking activities.

Worth of Fully Funded DePOT PhD Scholarships

The DePOT PhD Scholarships covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,609 for 3 years.

Eligibility for Fully Funded DePOT PhD Scholarships

  • To be qualified for the scholarship, you must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level and a master’s degree with an average overall grade at ‘Merit’. On the other hand, each candidate with a UK first class honors degree or Non-UK equivalent as stated by Swansea University not holding a master’s degree, will be regarded on an individual basis.
  • To be eligible for DePOT PhD Scholarships, each applicant must have met the University’s English Language requirements like IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in each component by point of application.
  • Note that this scholarship is open to candidates qualified to pay tuition fees at the UK rate only, as defined by UKCISA regulations.

How to Apply for Fully Funded DePOT PhD Scholarships

  • If you are interested in DePOT PhD Scholarships and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website to apply
  • To apply for the scholarship, upload the below documents and please do not send these through email: Degree certificates and transcripts, CV, A cover letter, A research proposal, Two references, A proof of meeting English Language requirement (if applicable).

Application Deadline for Fully Funded DePOT PhD Scholarships

The application deadline for DePOT PhD Scholarships January 19, 2022.

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