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Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

FULLY-FUNDED PhD SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

Durham University Business School will be confirming some of its PhD scholarships for October 2019 onwards shortly.

NINE DTP Studentships

High quality PhD candidates may be entered by the School to the annual NINE DTP studentship open competition. Success is centred on the quality of candidates and their proposed research. The School has had success in winning a number of the 50 fully-funded studentships in the past.

The School are particularly keen in hearing from candidates interested in submitting a research proposal around one of the following study areas;

Applications of machine learning in asset pricing and portfolio management Supervisor: Dr Chulwoo Han, Assistant Professor in Finance

Data and measurement problems when multinational enterprises (MNEs) use tax havens. Supervisor: Dr Dylan Sutherland, Associate Professor in Management and MSc Management Route Leader (International Business)

The contribution of scaleup firms to regional productivity growth in the UK.

Supervisor: Prof. Richard Harris, Deputy Dean (Research), Professor in Economics

Please note:

  • Prospective applicants are strongly advised to contact members of the research centres about their research topic and to seek their advice on developing the proposal they wish to submit.
  • All scholarship applicants must meet the eligibility and entry requirements for a Durham PhD.
  • Applicants must apply for a place at Durham University Business School. Please indicate on the application form in the section titled Funding that you wish to be considered for the NINE DTP Studentships.
  • Application deadline. While there is no deadline for applications students must have been accepted on to their PhD programme allowing their supervisor time to complete the nomination process before 18 January 2019.

Successful scholarship applicants will be notified by email.

YOUR RESEARCH PROPOSAL

Applications are welcomed from high-calibre students who wish to pursue a research career in business, academia, government and research organisations.

Prospective applicants are strongly advised to contact members of the research centres about their research topic and to seek their advice on developing the proposal they wish to submit.

To apply for a PhD, you must:

Submit a full research proposal (2000 words maximum)

Complete the Durham University Postgraduate Application Form

Attach your Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum) and a Covering Letter stating which Research area you wish to be considered for.

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