Durham Business School - Evans Easyspace Limited PhD Scholarship
The Evans Easyspace Limited Scholarship will offer a generous package of support to an
outstanding doctoral research student, providing:
• Full payment of tuition fees at home / EU rate
• A maintenance stipend at the national rate (£12,940 in 2008/09)
A study of entrepreneurs and firms who select an Evans Easyspace Limited property to start
and grow their ventures. Barriers to business development will be assessed. The development
and performance of firms on and off Evans Easyspace Limited properties will be evaluated.
The student will provide regular feedback to the Board of Evans Easyspace Limited.
Informal enquiries about the Evans Easyspace Limited Scholarship should be directed to
Professor Paul Westhead (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone: +44 (0)191 334
5378) or Dr Paul Robson (email: email@example.com, or telephone: +44 (0)191 334
Applicants must have a Masters degree, or will be awarded a Masters degree prior to starting
the PhD, and meet the standard University and department admissions criteria. The
successful applicant will register on the full-time PhD programme at Durham University for
admission in the session 2008/09.
Nature of Awards
A three year scholarship will be awarded subject to satisfactory progress. In the second and
third year the award will continue to provide a full waiver of fees and a maintenance award at
the nationally agreed rate.
Applications and Deadlines
Applicants should submit an application for postgraduate study using the Durham University
standard on-line application procedure. In the on-line section entitled "References, Finance
and Funding", you should state that you wish to be considered for the Evans Easyspace
Limited Scholarship in response to the question concerning how you intend to finance your
studies. Please discuss any other applications you intend to make for financial support or
sources of inco