Leeds University Business School Economics Department International Scholarships in UK

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The University of Leeds is seeking bright, open-minded, and research-oriented PhD candidates to participate in the Leeds University Business School Economics Department Scholarships. Students can take this scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023 in the UK.

Not only UK national students but also overseas applicants are eligible to participate in this scholarship programme. Two scholarships will be awarded covering full tuition fees and a stipend worth £15,609 for three years to eligible full-time postgraduate applicants.

Leeds University Business School is a business school in the University of Leeds, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.  Ranked 20th, the mission of the business school is to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally through leadership in research and teaching.

Application Deadline: Application for this award will be closed on 11th March, Friday, 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Leeds Business School
  • Department: Economics Department
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: £15,609
  • Number of Awards: 2
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom.


  • Eligible Countries: All UK national, as well as international students, can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD programmes offered at the Economics department of the Leeds Business School can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be new Postgraduate Researchers undertaking full-time or part-time research study leading to the degree of PhD.
  •  to Apply: Candidates must make an admission application via the university portal. Students are required to make a separate scholarship application.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Research proposal
  • Two References
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts
  • Certified copies of qualification certificates
  • Admission Requirements: Students must have a first-class or at least a good upper second-class undergraduate degree. In addition, they should also hold a British Master’s degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional qualification with a minimum average score of 60% (or equivalent), and in an appropriate academic discipline.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL IBT – 100
  • IELTS – 7.0


The students will be awarded studentships that will cover full fees at the University of Leeds standard rate of fees and provide a maintenance grant at the standard UKRI rate (£15,609 in Session 2021/22) for up to 3 years.

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