The Graduate School at the University of Westminster is very pleased to announce 10 new full PhD studentships funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust to begin in the academic year 2021/22 for a September or January start.

Applications are welcome to all of our Schools, including the School of Finance and Accounting. 

The studentships will consist of: 

A fee waiver and an annual stipend of £17,285 (20/21 rate, raising each year in line with UKRI increases) for three years.* This includes London weighting. 

School of Finance and Accounting 

The School particularly welcomes applications in the areas of:

  • capital markets
  • corporate finance
  • FinTech and digital finance
  • risk management
  • ICOs
  • crypto currencies
  • strategic accounting
  • corporate governance

For any queries about any aspect of the application process or informal enquiries about where your research might fit within the School of Finance and Accounting contact: Dr Elisabeth Michielsens at [email protected].

Apply now via the below links to the UCAS website, ensuring that you include The Quintin Hogg Trust Studentship as the title:

Guidance for applicants

The University of Westminster has a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and is keen on fostering a supportive research, learning and working environment. We especially welcome applications from Black and Minority Ethnic students and applications which propose projects that engage with the decolonising and diversifying of disciplines and/or the university. 

In our selection of successful applications, we will be looking in particular for the following: 

  • Research proposals that fit with one or more of the key themes of our Research Communities 
  • Research proposals with strong interdisciplinary potential
  • Applications which meet the university’s commitments to equality, diversity and inclusion

Overseas applicants are welcome to apply to any PhD programme. Applicants to some schools may need to make up the fee difference between the Home fee rate and the Overseas fee rate themselves (for information on fee levels see our research degrees fees and funding page

Applications should be submitted via UCAS by 5pm on Sunday 31st January 2021. Interviews will take place online in the week beginning 22nd February 2021. 

It is essential you include the title of the studentship in your application header i.e. The Quintin Hogg Trust Studentship. 

You can find more information to help in your application on our entry requirements for research degrees page and our postgraduate how to apply page

* Minimum full-time enrolment before submission is 33 months. Fee waivers are in place for the three-year studentship. Following that there is a six month no fee period for writing up. Should a doctoral research student not have submitted by the end of the no fee period then a £1,500 fee is applicable.