PhD Studentships in the Centre for Digital Citizenships, University of Leeds, UK

As part of the University’s strategic commitment to the Centre for Digital Citizenship two PhD full fee scholarships are being offered.

International students specifically from Africa may also apply.

These scholarships present an exciting opportunity for committed and enthusiastic researchers with an interest in the Internet as a space for political and civic participation. Applications are invited from suitable candidates for PhD scholarships related to the following areas:

  • The place for argument visualisation in structuring political discussion.
  • Digital storytelling and political engagement.

    Candidates will have at least a 2.1 class degree and ideally a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

    Fees and Cost of Living in Leeds:

    The terms of the scholarships are the full payment of Home/EU fees for three years or a contribution of up to 5000 pounds to the tuition fee of an international student for three years, subject to annual review and satisfactory progress.

    Additionally, full-time research postgraduate students will have the opportunity to undertake either paid research or teaching activities up to 250 hours per academic year.

    Candidates whose first language is not English must provide evidence that their English language is sufficient to meet the specific demands of their study.

    In the first instance, candidates should send a curriculum vitae and a 2000 word statement setting out your understanding of, and interest in, the research area to:

    Mrs Christine Bailey c.bailey[ at ]

    For informal discussion please contact Professor Macintosh a.macintosh[ at ]

    Closing dates for applications 10 December

    For more information see; PhD Studentships in the Centre for Digital Citizenships

  • Scholarship 2017/18

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.