The Department of Education at the University of York has a Departmental PhD Studentship available for students wishing to commence a three-year full-time PhD programme in October 2020 in one of the Departmental research groups:

We are keen to receive applications from candidates who wish to work with a specific member of staff on (or very closely aligned with) a named research project outlined by that member of staff. Applications from candidates with high quality research proposals on other research topics will also be considered. All candidates will need to submit a research proposal, approximately 1,500 words in length, as part on the application process.

Full details of our research groups and staff are available on our website at: Details of named research projects can be found here:

The award includes the cost of tuition fees (Home/EU rate) and an annual stipend (£15,009 in 2019-20) for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. The scholarship holder will also have access to a research training support grant of up to £750 per annum.

How to apply

For more information and details of how to apply:

Applicants must ensure that they have completed the scholarship application procedure by the deadline of 3rdFebruary 2020. Applicants must be eligible to pay Home/EU tuition fees and be able to commence full-time study in October 2020 in order to be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in the week commencing 14th April 2020.