The University of Reading is delighted to offer two scholarships for PhD study at Reading, offering joint funding alongside the China Scholarship Council (CSC). The scholarships will be available to two selected candidates who are successful in securing China Scholarship Council (CSC) funding for October 2016.
Under this funding opportunity, the University will fund the tuition fee and a £1K p.a. training and development allowance, while CSC funding provides an annual living allowance that includes overseas student health cover and visa application fees.
For details, see here.
What is available?
There are two awards available for entry in Autumn 2016. These scholarships will be awarded to students aiming to study in one of the following research areas:
Climate and environmental change
Agriculture and food security
Health and well-being
Prospective candidates in philosophy should have proposals that look at philosophical aspects of one of the above themes. Examples could be:
– the metaphysics and/or semantics of pain
– climate change and ethics, e.g. climate justice and future generations
– distributive justice and fairness, e.g. of food and related resources