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Faculty of Humanities

PhD funding opportunities

There are a number of funding opportunities available for candidates wishing to pursue postgraduate research studies at one of the Schools in the Faculty of Humanities commencing September 2018.

Doctoral studentships

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These studentships include:

These prestigious studentships are awarded to outstanding candidates planning to conduct rigorous, creative and original research in the Arts and Humanities research areas, commencing September 2018. 

The studentships will cover full tuition fees and an annual maintenance grant of at least £14,553 (2017/18 rate).

Successful candidates will have access to world-class methods training and a comprehensive programme of Researcher Development to support them to become intellectual leaders within academia and beyond. 

Eligibility criteria and application process

In order to apply for funding you must first have applied for a place on one of our PhD degree programmes. We recommend that an application for PhD study is made at least four weeks before the funding deadline.

Please see the School funding webpages below for full details of eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines.