The College of Humanities is offering excellent funding opportunities for exceptional researchers across a range of subjects within the College of Humanities.  There are up to seven doctoral awards open to international students in the college.

Their areas of expertise include Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Drama, English, Film Studies, History, Modern Languages, Theology and Religion. In addition they undertake research in a range of interdisciplinary themes, including Environment and Sustainability, Identities and Beliefs, Medical Humanities, and Science, Technology and Culture.

Worth of Awards: all tuition fees paid and an annual maintenance grant for three years.

Entry Criteria

They invite applications for any of their specialisms from candidates with a strong academic background and a clear and engaging research proposal which can be developed through available research supervision. Successful applicants normally have a good first degree (at least 2.1, or international equivalent) in a relevant field of humanities, and a Master’s degree at Merit level, or international equivalent, in a relevant field of humanities. If English is not your native language then you will also need to satisfy our English language entry requirements.

How to Apply

To be considered for one of these Doctoral awards, you must complete an online form where you must submit some personal details and upload a full CV, research proposal, transcripts, details of two academic referees and, if relevant, proof of your English language proficiency, by 31 January 2012.

In addition you must also ensure that your referees email their references to the Postgraduate Administrator at [email protected] by 31 January 2012.

If you have any questions, email: [email protected]

For more information about the scholarships, click here

To learn more about research areas, click here

To start your application online, click here.

Deadline: January 31, 2012

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