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20150108-The Hellenic Observatory PhD Scholarship on Greece 2015-16

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The Hellenic Observatory
PhD Scholarship on Greece 2015-16
The Hellenic Observatory (HO) at the London School of Economics is delighted to announce the launch of the Hellenic Observatory PhD Scholarship on Greece to commence in the academic year 2015/16
The HO is offering one scholarship for a new full-time student commencing their ‘MPhil/PhD in European Studies’ at the LSE’s European Institute for 2015/16 entry.

The research is to be on Contemporary Greece and Europe and in the subject areas of ‘Political Science; International Relations; Economics or Economic Geography’.The award will be for 1 year in the first instance, and renewable for a further 3 years subject to satisfactory academic performance (upgrade to PhD). The scholarship will cover tuition fees and living expenses of £18,000 each year for 4 years with an agreement that the scholar also contributes to the HO as part of their research training, in the form of providing 80 hours per term in research and/or admin assistance.

The Hellenic Observatory PhD Scholarship on Greece will be awarded on outstanding academic merit, research potential and where the student has identified that the European Institute course is Choice 1 Programme. This relates not only to past academic record, but also to an assessment of the chosen topic and likely aptitude to complete a PhD in the time allocated.

Applicants must be Greek Nationals and UK or EU residents and meet the normal entry requirements for the European Institute’s ‘MPhil/PhD in European Studies’.
There is no separate application form for this award and in order to be considered a completed an application to the European Institute’s ‘MPhil/PhD in European Studies’ must have been made.
The timetable for the selection, decision and notification to candidates is below:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applicants wishing to be considered are highly encouraged to apply as early as possible and no later than 12 January 2015, although late applications may be considered.

INTERVIEW DATE: The interview dates will be linked to and notified via the European Institute’s Admissions Office.
If you wish to be considered for this award, you must submit a complete application for a place on the European Institute’s ‘MPhil/PhD in European Studies’ (including all supporting documentation such as references and transcripts) by the deadline stipulated by the European Institute. 

TO APPLY: Visit the European Institute’s page on ‘MPhil /PhD in European Studies’ by clicking here