School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research Next Generation Research Scholarship

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How to apply

Prospective candidates must follow all three of the following steps to apply for the Scholarship:

  1. Contact a potential supervisor within SSPSSR with a proposal and get a confirmation that they are willing to supervise your project. You are expected to receive help for the application.
  2. Submit an online application to study for a PhD in the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Please note that we require applicants to submit all supporting documents, including transcripts, the research proposal, a supervisory statement, and references) by the Scholarship deadline
  3. Complete the a Next Generation Scholarship Application Form and email it to by the Scholarship closing date. Please title your email ‘Next Generation Researcher SSPSSR’

Candidates who have applied for the SeNSS, CSC or other scholarships linked to SSPSSR/Kent are encouraged to apply for this scholarship as well.

(note: interviews with short-listed candidates are likely to take place in mid-March)