Roehampton University-Sacred Heart (RUSH) PhD Studentships


The Society of the Sacred Heart is offering three fully-funded, full-time PhD studentships for new overseas students from 1st October 2017. The scholarship will be provided as the support for the three candidates with a strong academic record and the potential for academic excellence at doctoral level.

Preference will be given to the applicants from lower or middle income countries. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to contributing in their home community through their planned research paper or area of study and their future career plans.

Scholarship Provider: University of Roehampton, UK

Area of Study:

PhD Programme where the planned research project or area of study. For example, related to education, human rights, theology/philosophy, other topics relevant to justice, community service and environmental development.

This is only an indicative list; no disciplinary areas are excluded from here. Specific projects and intentions will be examined in relation to the broad criterion of making a contribution to the student’s home community.


  • The scholarship covers the fees at overseas rates.
  • Stipend at Research Council UK rates, currently £16,057 (tax-free) and contribution to research project costs.
  • The scholarships are for 3 years, subject to annual assessments of satisfactory progress.


Applicants must meet the standard requirements for PhD study at Roehampton. The criteria are:

  • Academic excellence – record to date and potential
  • Nationality and domicile (candidates must declare all nationalities held; preference will be given to citizens of and domiciled in lower-middle income countries)
  • The applicants must committed to contribute to his home country and community.
  • Fit of proposed project to the research environment at Roehampton
  • Available supervisory expertise

How to Apply:

For submitting a full application;

  • Candidates should contact a potential academic supervisor at Roehampton to discuss their project ideas.
  • Applications should be submitted by 5 December 2016.

It is necessary to read the scholarship brochure and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.



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