University of Manchester

University of Manchester Law Scholarships for International Students 2017/2018

The School of Law at the University of Manchester offers a number of Graduate Scholarships for research degrees beginning in 2017/18. 

Application Deadline: 10th March 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International, home/EU countries

To be taken at (country): UK

Field of Study: The scholarships are open to all new students both overseas and home/EU students in all research areas within the School.


Type: PhD/MPhil

Eligibility: Competition is intense, but we welcome applications from well-qualified graduates.

  • You must hold an offer for one of our PhD/MPhil programmes
  • You should have accepted your offer by 10 March 2017
  • You must hold a First Class Honours/ High 2.1 or equivalent in your undergraduate degree/ and a distinction/ high merit or equivalent in your postgraduate degree
  • You must be a self-funding student, e.g. you are not sponsored

Successful candidates who have a suitable postgraduate qualification will register onto the PhD Law/Criminology programme and the Scholarship will continue for three years, on condition that they continue to reach the milestones required for progression to the following year.

Successful candidates who do not possess a suitable postgraduate qualification but wish to undertake postgraduate research in law/criminology/bioethics will register in the first instance for the MPhil and are expected to upgrade to PhD for two further years.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship:  These awards cover tuition fees at EU/Home student rate and provide a maintenance stipend equivalent to that of the RCUK studentships £14,296 for 2017/18.

How to Apply: The application form is available for download via the link below:

E-mail your completed funding application form to:

In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by 10 February 2017. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: University of Manchester

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