The York Management School PhD Scholarships

PHD Scholarship: 
The York Management School PhD Scholarships
United Kingdom
Posted on: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2019


PhD in Management

Our PhD programme offers high-quality training and support to help you unleash your curiosity and develop key skills to support a career in academia, industry, consultancy or research.

We offer a supportive and collegiate environment in which to pursue your passion for research. You will be undertaking your doctorate in a professional and challenging school, where academic rigour and excellence is at the heart of everything we do. You will have the opportunity to work with academics who are at the leading edge of their respective fields and be part of a growing and vibrant community of doctoral scholars. 

We welcome applicants who share our vision and want to undertake challenging, innovative and exciting research as part of our academic community. Join researchers from across the globe, who are building new understanding of business and management.


Your research

As a doctoral student, the focus of your work will be an independent research project. We provide training which will equip you with skills in a wide range of research methods to support your growing expertise.

Your research will culminate in a thesis of around 80,000-100,000 words. To successfully pass the course, your thesis should represent an original contribution to knowledge, and have the potential to influence practice, policy and understanding in your field of interest.

We welcome applications from students interested in undertaking management research in the following areas:

  • Actuarial science
  • Accounting 
  • Finance 
  • Employment relations
  • Human resource management
  • International business and strategy (including business history)
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Organisational behaviour

PhD scholarships

The York Management School PhD Scholarships are open to UK, EU and international applicants commencing full-time PhD study at York Management School on 1 October 2019.

Application deadline:

  • 31 May 2019

Number of awards:

  • Three

Value of award:

  • UK/EU or international tuition fees
  • Maintenance grant


To apply for this scholarship you must have:

  • an undergraduate honours degree equivalent to UK 2:1 or above
  • a Masters degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate academic discipline, with a minimum average score of 60 per cent.

You must live within a reasonable distance of the University of York while in receipt of this scholarship.

If your first language is not English, you must meet the York Management School’s minimum English language requirements.

You will not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a PhD degree
  • you have already started a PhD at the York Management School
  • you are not starting your PhD on 1 October 2019.

Award value

This scholarship will cover your tuition fees at the relevant UK/EU or international rate. In addition you will receive a maintenance grant equivalent to the RCUK's national minimum doctoral stipend (£14,777 per annum for 2018/19). 

If your application is successful, you will receive the award for the first year of your PhD. You will continue to receive the award for up to two more years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.


To apply: