2013 PhD Studentship in Historical Studies at University of Leicester in UK
The School of Historical Studies announces fully-funded PhD studentship to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in any area of history. The studentship will pay UK/EU tuition fees for three years for doctoral research in early modern history, english local history medical humanities, medieval history, modern american history, modern british and european history, modern international history and urban history. The studentship includes a stipend worth £13,590 and Research Training Support Grant of £200 for each year.
Study Subject(s): The studentship is to pursue doctoral research in any area of history that can be supervised by the School’s academic staff, which includes early modern history, english local history medical humanities, medieval history, modern american history, modern british and european history, modern international history and urban history.
Course Level: This studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: School of Historical Studies at University of Leicester
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility: -Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in history or a relevant discipline and meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements. It is expected that applicants will have a relevant Masters degree with merit or distinction or be able to show evidence that they will achieve this before October 2013.
-This studentship is only available to applicants who are eligible to pay the UK/EU tuition fee -i.e., those who are permanently resident in the UK or another EU country.
-The studentship is for full-time study only and applicants must be able to commence their studies in October 2013.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU students can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The School of Historical Studies is pleased to offer this fully-funded studentship for October 2013 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The studentship is open to applicants wishing to pursue doctoral research in any area of history that can be supervised by the School’s academic staff, which includes: Early Modern History, English Local History Medical Humanities, Medieval History, Modern American History, Modern British and European History, Modern International History and Urban History.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Studentship is offered for three years.
What does it cover? The studentship will pay UK/EU tuition fees for three years (October 2013 – September 2016) and includes each year a stipend worth £13,590 and Research Training Support Grant of £200.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: To apply, simply follow three-point checklist:
-Draft a research proposal that tells us what the applicant wants to research and how he/she intends to do it
-Prepare supporting documents
-Submit online application or apply by post.
Note – In the Fees and Financial Support section of the application, you must state that you wish to be considered for the “October 2013 Funded PhD Studentship in Historical Studies (Ref. General)”
Scholarship Application Deadline: Closing date for applications is 31st March 2013.
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