Nottingham-RIDGE Doctoral Scholarship

The University of Nottingham and the Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) invites Latin American students with a master’s degree in economics to submit their application to do a PhD in Economics at the University of Nottingham with full funding (fees + annual stipend of (approx. £ 17,000) in exchange for a relatively low time consuming teaching or research assistance.

The Nottingham University School of Economics is considered one of the best economics departments in the world. According to the IDEAS-RePEc ranking, Nottingham is 35 in the world, 11 in Europe and 5 in the United Kingdom. Its researchers cover a wide variety of topics and fields of economics and publish in the best international journals. It is particularly strong in the fields of Behavioural Economics (top 2 worldwide), International Economics (top 24 worldwide, top 6 in Europe) and Political Economy (top 24, top 6 in Europe), and more recently in Macroeconomics. More information about the Nottingham School of Economics can be found at and about the doctoral program at

To apply for the scholarship, the following requirements must be met: • Master’s degree. • ELTS of 7.0 (not less than 6.0 for each component) or a score greater than 25 in TOELF. The closing date for applications is January 15, 2020.

Interested applicants must submit their applications via the website including a CV, qualifications obtained in the degree and Master’s degree, Master’s thesis, 2 letters of reference and a cover letter.

The cover letter should include the motivation to do a PhD in Economics and a possible research topic and respective literature. Selected candidates must submit a formal application. For more information on it please visit: