Larmor University Studentships - Deadline Extended

Deadline: 1 October, 2020
Level of Study
Postgraduate Research
Application Status
Closed

Eligibility summary

  • Level of StudyPostgraduate Research

Overview

NEW DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS - THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 23:59.

In recent years the Larmor University studentships awarded have been from £1,500 to £5,000 per annum. Normally awarded for one year or two years maximum, but must re-apply each year. The total value of the Larmor University studentship combined with the candidate’s other scholarships must not exceed the value of a government-financed postgraduate studentship, covering maintenance and full tuition fees, eg 2020-21 rates: stipend £15,285 per annum and Home/EU fees.

Further Information

Funding Towards

Living Costs / Stipend

Funding Body

Larmor University Scholarships

Funding Amount

In recent years the Larmor University studentships awarded have been from £1,500 to £5,000 per annum. Normally awarded for one year or two years maximum, but must re-apply each year. The total value of the Larmor University studentship combined with the candidate’s other scholarships must not exceed the value of a government-financed postgraduate studentship, covering maintenance and full tuition fees, eg 2020-21 rates: stipend £15,285 per annum and Home/EU fees.

Number of Awards

Subject to funds normally at least two awards will be made each year and will be tenable for one year in the first instance but may be renewed for a further year. If money is available additional awards may be made to postgraduate research students under the same conditions.

Funding Body

Larmor University Scholarships

Terms and Conditions

All candidates are required to give details of any other studentships for which they have applied or which may be awarded.

Eligibility

* Candidates must have graduated within the last three years. * Candidates must be new or returning PhD students due to undertake full-time or part-time postgraduate PhD research study at Queen's University Belfast in 2020-21. * The successful candidate must hold concurrently a scholarship funded by the University or another source (excluding student loans) alongside the Larmor-University award in 2020-21. The combined value of both awards must not exceed the value of a government-financed postgraduate studentship covering stipend and fees eg Department for the Economy (DfE) studentship 2020-21 rates £15,285 pa stipend and £4,407 pa full-time fees (or pro rata equivalent). If you are a student in receipt of funding (eg from eg DfE UKRI or other organisation) covering stipend and fees at the standard UKRI/DfE rates (whether for 1-12 months in 2020-21 equivalent in value to a DfE award you are not eligible for consideration. Typically candidates awarded a Research Council or DfE Fees only award may apply. * The Larmor-University Scholarship is awarded for study at Queen’s University Belfast in the academic year 2020-21 and cannot be used for 2021-22 entry or any other year. If you wish to defer your entry to the University your scholarship will not be transferred. * The recipient must be a registered Queen’s postgraduate research student and studying on a full time or part time basis. Those registered as Thesis Only are not eligible. * The recipient is required to notify the Graduate School of any changes relating to your funding, student status or employment. If you do not do so you may be required to repay the Larmor University Studentship . The award is tenable for one year in the first instance but recipients may apply for an extension for a further year. An application for an extension must be clearly marked on the application form. The maximum tenure is two years.

Funding Type

Fee Status

Any

Study Level

Postgraduate Research

Start Date

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 12:33:00 BST

Close Date

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:59:00 BST

Contact Us

Email the Awards team at graduateschool@qub.ac.uk

How to Apply

Candidates must complete an online application and submit by the deadline specified. References may be requested. Candidates are required to provide details of two referees on the application form.

Online Application link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=6ner6qW040mh6NbdI6HyhkfcgAC2mdBBj5ej04m9d79UQkxISzNLRTQ2WkgxTEhUUTA3NTIxRjlPSS4u

Guidance for completing the application form is available here.

Candidates will be notified of outcomes by Monday 12 October.