University of Leicester ERC-funded PhD Studentship
The University of Leicester
Deadline:  16th April

International Relations,Politics
All Nationalities
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
United Kingdom

Scholarship Overview

University of Leicester ERC-funded PhD Studentship 2021 is offered for PhD degree in the field of Politics and International Relations. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 16 Apr 2021. This scholarship is provided by The University of Leicester and the value of this scholarship is Only tuition fees, Tuition fee waiver . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationals.

  • Degree: PhD
  • Provided by: The University of Leicester
  • Deadline: 16 Apr 2021
  • Scholarship value: Only tuition fees, Tuition fee waiver

The School of History, Politics and International Relations (HyPIR) at the University of Leicester invites applications for fully-funded PhD studentship on the European Research Council-funded “Towards a Third Nuclear Age” research project led by Professor Andrew Futter. 

Value of the University of Leicester ERC-funded PhD Studentship 2021:

Successful applicants of the University of Leicester ERC-funded PhD Studentship 2021 will receive the following-

  • The award is for 4-years full time study, beginning 27 September 2021.
  • Funding for UK/EU students will include a UK tuition fee waiver and a maintenance grant of £15,609 pa. 
  • Applications from international students are welcome, but will only be eligible for a waiver of tuition fees and no stipend.


  • Applicants from all nationalities are eligible.
  • Applicants must enroll in the PhD course of study at the university.
  • Applicants must demonstrate academic achievements

How To Apply

  • CV
  • Degree Transcripts and certificates
  • In the Personal statement section provide a 1-page cover letter explaining why you would like to be considered for the studentship and a sample of academic writing (this could be an essay from your most recent degree)
  • Evidence of English if applicable
  • In the proposal section provide a 1500-word research proposal (this should clearly explain the research problem, research question, and approach, and include references where relevant) 
  • Enter the contact details of two academic referees in the text boxes provided or upload letters of reference.
  • In the funding section state Professor Futter's ERC Politics Studentship in the space provided