Research Impact Scholarships in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures.

Academic year
Amount £19,000 per year
Manchester, England

Overview

Type of award

Scholarship

Managing departments

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

The scholarship value is £19,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance. Additional funding of up to £2,000 per year is available to support placement, overseas institutional visit, research training and conference attendance at the discretion of the Faculty PGR Committee Chair.

The funds are made available through the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) from donation to The University of Manchester.

Specified use

The total award value is £19,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance.

Tenable period

The funding is provided for three years commencing in academic year 2018-19

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

Two PhD scholarships will be available in the Faculty of Humanities for applicants commencing their doctoral programme in 2018-19

Funding provider

The University of Manchester Division of Development and Alumni Relations

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Anthropology, Media and Performance
  • Arab World Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Visual Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Drama
  • East Asian Studies
  • English Literature, American Studies and Creative Writing
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
  • Institute for Cultural Practices
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Linguistics and English Language
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Religions and Theology
  • Russian and East European Studies
  • Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Academic requirements

Applicants should refer to the School's website for information about the programme academic entry requirements.

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

The research projects must be related to one of the following of the University's priority research themes:

  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Graphene and Enterprise
  • Global Inequalities
  • Healthy Futures
  • Discovery

Further information on these themes can be found on Priorities at Manchester .

Application procedure

Applicants should submit their PhD application online and send supporting documents (research proposal, degree certificates and transcripts, references, English language proficiency test result if applicable) and the Research Impact Scholarship application form to Mrs Joanne Marsh, Graduate School Senior Research Administrator at [email protected] .

Additional documentation

  • Research Impact Scholarship application form
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Research proposal
  • References
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable)

Selection body

Nominations from schools will be considered by the Faculty of Humanities committee. Nominations which do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be included in the Faculty committee consideration.

Closing date

12 Apr 2018

5pm Friday 13 April 2018

Decision date

June 2018

Deadline

Application will close on 13 April 2018

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