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JOURNAL Of Creative Writing
Special Issue: Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) PhD Studentships

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Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) PhD Studentships
University of Roehampton
PhD Degree
Deadline: 5 Dec 2016
Study in:  UK
Course starts 1 Oct 2017
Brief description:
Thanks to generous funding from the Society of the Sacred Heart, three fully-funded, full-time PhD studentships are available for new overseas students, starting 1 October 2017. The studentships are for the support of three candidates with a strong academic record and the potential for academic excellence at doctoral level.
Preference will be given to candidates from lower or middle income countries. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to contributing to their home community through their planned research project or area of study, and through their future career plans.
Host Institution(s):
University of Roehampton, UK
Level/Field of study:
PhD Programme where the planned research project or area of study, may be, for example, related to education, human rights, theology/philosophy, other topics relevant to justice, community service, environmental development.
This is only an indicative list; no disciplinary areas are excluded, and specific projects and intentions will be assessed in relation to the broad criterion of making a contribution to the student’s home community.
Number of Awards:
3
Target group:
Open to all international students but preference will be given to candidates from lower or middle income countries
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship covers the fees at overseas rates, stipend at Research Council UK rates, currently £16,057 (tax-free), and contribution to research project costs.
The scholarships are for 3 years, subject to annual assessments of  satisfactory progress.
Eligibility:
You must meet the standard requirements for PhD study at Roehampton. The criteria are:
Academic excellence – record to date and potential
Nationality and domicile (candidates must declare all nationalities held; preference will be given to those who are solely citizens of and domiciled in lower-middle income countries*)
Commitment to contributing to the student’s home community
Fit of proposed project to the research environment at Roehampton and available supervisory expertise
Application instructions:
Prior to submitting a full application, candidates should contact a potential academic supervisor at Roehampton to discuss their project ideas.  Applications should be submitted by 5 December 2016.
It is important to read the scholarship brochure and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses

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DAAD Scholarships in Germany for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses
DAAD
Masters/PhD Degree
Deadline: Aug-Oct 2016 (annual)
Study in:  Germany
Next course starts AY 2017/2018
Brief description:
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies.
Host Institution(s):
German Universities offering development-related postgraduate courses
Level/Field(s) of Study:
See the list of eligible development-related postgraduate courses for 2017/2018.
Number of Scholarships:
Limited
Target group:
Young professionals from developing countries
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarships include monthly payments of 750 euros for graduates or 1,000 euros for doctoral candidates; payments towards health, accident and personal liability insurance cover; and travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding.
The scholarship duration is 12 to 24 months (depending on the particular institution)
Eligibility:
• Works either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country and, as such, is engaged in the planning and execution of directives and projects with emphasis on development policies having a bearing on technological, economic or social areas.
• Holds a Bachelor’s degree (normally four years) in a related subject.
• Has completed an academic degree with far above average results (upper third) and at least two years of related professional experience.
• His/her academic degrees should normally not be more than six years old.
• For courses in German: DSH 2 or TestDaF 4; at time of application German skills at completed level A2 are required. In addition, German language courses at level A2 or B1 are highly recommended.
• For courses in English: IELTS (Band 6) certifi cate or TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based)
Application instructions:
Applications must be made directly to the respective course except for Cameroon where applications must be submitted via the German Embassy. Please refer to the respective course websites for the application procedure, the application deadline, and the documents to be submitted. Deadline varies depending on the course but falls around August-October 2016.
It is important to read the 2017/2018 brochure and visit the official website to access the application form and for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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