Here at RightCasino, we value academic contributions to the field of gambling.
That is why we are offering a $5,000 scholarship to any post-graduate researcher looking to embark on a PhD relating to gambling.
You will be eligible for this award if your thesis touches on any of the following subjects:
- Gambling psychology/addiction
- The economics of gambling
- Gambling legislation
- Gambling culture
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Scholarship rules and regulations
- Respond to ONE of the questions below in 1,500-2,000 words. Attaching your submission in a word document. Please provide all sources in the form of endnotes and/or a bibliography (any citation style, as long as you are consistent).
- Fill in the application form at the bottom of this page.
- Submit your application by 1 September 2015.
- One application per person.
Please choose one of the following questions to submit with your application:
A: Gambling addiction should be treated in the same way as every other form of pathological compulsive behaviour. Discuss.
B: The economic benefits of commercial gambling outweigh the social harms. Discuss.
C: Neoliberal economic trends will liberalise gambling legislation. Discuss.
- You must have had your thesis abstract approved by your university of choice and be preparing to start your PhD.
- You will be required to provide the following:
- A scan of your acceptance letter by your university of choice.
- Name and contact details for your first and second supervisors.
- An abstract of your thesis.
- Indication of any other source(s) of funding.
- RightCasino.com will select and notify successful applicants by 30 September 2015.
- The judging panel includes RightCasino.com’s editorial staff and two academic advisers.
Terms & conditions
Successful applicants must have their PhD enrolment verified by the relevant academic institution/referee.
By submitting an entry, you agree that all essays become property of RightCasino.com and may be reused, repurposed, or published.
For more information on the scholarship, get in touch with RightCasino.com here:
Address: 153 Fenchurch Street
Telephone: 0207 621 1950