Economic and Social Research Council

The University of Birmingham is now accepting applications for ESRC funding starting in October 2014.

The deadline for applications is 16.00, 15 January 2014

2014 funding competition

The Birmingham DTC is offering 22 ESRC scholarships in the following subject areas:

Applied Linguistics, Russian and East European Studies, International Development (IDD), West African Studies, Business and Management, Finance, Economic and Social History, Economics and Econometrics, Education, Urban and Regional Studies, Health and Well-Being, Human Geography, Political Science and International Studies, European Studies, Local Government Studies, Public Policy, Psychology, Sport and Exercise Science, Social Policy, Social Work and Socio-Legal Studies.

Awards available

The DTC is committed to providing a balance of Masters + PhD (1+3) and PhD (+3) awards. Integrated PhD (4) awards are also available on some pathways.

Awards are available to home and EU students only, with the exception of Economics, for which international candidates may be considered. Full details on eligibility for these awards can be found in the guidance documents below.

How to apply

The ESRC scholarships are offered through an open competition. Candidates interested in being considered for an ESRC award should read the guidance below and complete the application form, returning it to:

by 16.00, 15 January 2014

All candidates will hear the outcome of the competition by 31 March 2014.

Important information

Candidates should also apply for and hold a place to study at the University of Birmingham by the application deadline.

Additional documents

If you have further questions after reading the guidance, please contact

Information for Colleges and Schools

Guidance for Colleges will be issued shortly.

Further information

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