International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

Scholarship for the PDH Programme in Political Science

Posted on: 02.02.2018

The Department of Social and Political Sciences calls for applications for one PhD scholarship for its Ph.D. programme in Political Science.  This scholarship is addressed only to new applicants for admission in September 2018.

The yearly value of the Scholarship will be 12,000 Euros, that is, a 1333 Euro monthly allowance for nine months (it does not include any obligations during summer), plus tuition. Additionally, 800 Euros per year will be available for presentations at international conferences.

The scholarship will be granted for four years, depending on the performance of the Candidate PhD student, who will be evaluated by the Department Council, and subject to the approval of the necessary funds in the university budget for the following years. Successful applicants will not be allowed to work, within or outside the University, during the period of the Scholarship. Also, the PhD student will be assigned Teaching Assistant duties or administrative duties at the Department (–the equivalent of four hours of work per week during the Fall and Spring semesters).

Applicants must prepare their research proposal after consulting the website of the Department http://www.ucy.ac.cy/sap/en/academicprogramms/doctoral-programmeand after examining the faculty’s research interests.  They should contact directly a member of the faculty with whom they have similar research interests for initial guidance regarding the PhD proposal.  The thesis can be written either in Greek or in English or any other international language with the prior approval of the Research Advisor.

Selection Criteria:

(1)    Academic excellence
(2)    Originality of research proposal
(3)    Capability of member of academic staff to supervise the proposal

Submission of Application:

Applicants must submit electronically their application for the PhD programme of the department at http://ucy.ac.cy/postgraduate_appl_en. Those interested for a scholarship should state so at Step 11 of the application.

For further information, please contact the Department’s Secretary:
Tel: 22 894561,       Fax: 22 894559
ssofroni@ucy.ac.cyelenap@ucy.ac.cy

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