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Lancaster PhD Studentships 2020 for Students from Developing Countries

Lancaster Environment Centre (UK) is offering one fully funded PhD studentships to students from developing countries within the field of Environment. 

Application Deadline: 31st March 2020

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): UK

Type: PhD.


  • Applicants are invited from nationals of countries with medium or low human development as defined by the United Nations Human Development Programme Development Report
  • Applicants should hold a good UK-equivalent undergraduate degree and meet university English Language requirements.
  • Applicants will also need to provide transcripts for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications and at least one reference. 

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The studentships will cover all fees for a three year PhD, a stipend to cover living costs and research support and training grant to cover research costs.

How to Apply: Applicants should hold a good UK equivalent undergraduate degree and are asked to submit a CV, a one-page personal statement outlining their experience and why they would like to study for PhD and a two-page research proposal which details the research they would like to conduct at Lancaster Environment Centre. Please do not send an application longer than two pages, if you do then only the first two pages will be considered. In their research proposal applicants are also asked to identify up to three potential supervisors for their research. Supervisors must be members of academic staff at Lancaster Environment Centre, a list of academic staff can be found here. Please select staff members with research expertise in your chosen area. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with ‘Developing Countries’ specified in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2020.


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