The Institute for Employment Research offers two PHD scholarships to enable research for the ESRC-funded project: Precarious pathways to employment for young people? Unpaid, temporary and involuntary part-time work in transitions from education to employment. The scholarships will cover academic fees and stipend of 13,800 Pound Sterling per annum. The Scholarship lasts 3 years.
Applicants should already have a 1st class or 2.i. undergraduate degree in History, Sociology, Social Policy, Geography or a related social science subject. must be graduates (or Masters students) with sufficient research methods training to enable PhD study. Furthermore, in order to qualify for stipend, the students have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years and this must not have been solely for educational purposes (unless the student is a EU national). Furthermore, the student must have permission to reside permanently in the UK.