Fully-funded MPhil/PhD Postgraduate Research Scholarships in UK, 2014/15

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The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy (SSHP) is offering up to fourteen fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships. Scholarships are open to new Home/EU and international students who are applying for a full-time MPhil/PhD place to be taken up in the 2014/15 academic year. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, with the awards to be announced in spring 2014. Scholarship includes fee waiver up to the value of the full-time home/EU rate for MPhil/PhD degrees (currently £3,900), in addition to an annual stipend set at Research Council rates and tenable for up to 3 years (subject to satisfactory academic progress). The application deadline is 17th February 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MPhil/PhD degree at Birkbeck, University of London.
Scholarship Provider: The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy (SSHP)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: –Students applying for an MPhil/PhD place in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology are eligible to apply for these awards. The competition will be decided on the basis of academic merit, with the awards to be announced in spring 2014.
-The competition is primarily open to new Home/EU and International students who are applying for a full-time MPhil/PhD place to be taken up in the 2014/15 academic year; the awards will be tenable for up to 3 years (subject to satisfactory academic progress). Applications for part-time study will also be considered (at an appropriate pro rata rate and extended duration).
-The scholarship awards will include a fee waiver up to the value of the full-time home/EU rate for MPhil/PhD degrees (currently £3,900), in addition to an annual stipend set at Research Council rates (currently £13,726; pro rata in the case of a part-time award).

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy (SSHP) will award up to fourteen fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships in 2014. These scholarships include a number of Birkbeck ‘Anniversary Scholarships’, offered by the College to mark the 190th anniversary of its foundation. Students applying for an MPhil/PhD place in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology are eligible to apply for these awards. The competition will be decided on the basis of academic merit, with the awards to be announced in spring 2014.

Number of award(s): Up to fourteen fully funded scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be offered for up to 3 years (subject to satisfactory academic progress).

What does it cover? The scholarship awards will include a fee waiver up to the value of the full-time home/EU rate for MPhil/PhD degrees (currently £3,900), in addition to an annual stipend set at Research Council rates (currently £13,726; pro rata in the case of a part-time award).

Selection Criteria: The competition will be decided on the basis of academic merit, with the awards to be announced in spring 2014.

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified in February 2014

How to Apply: Please consult the general guidance on how to apply for an MPhil/PhD place in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology. All prospective students are strongly advised to first make informal contact with a potential supervisor in the department. Once you have applied for an MPhil/PhD place in the department, please download the SSHP Postgraduate Research Scholarships Application Form. The completed form should be returned to sshp-studentships-at-bbk.ac.uk, by 17th February 2014, with the subject line of the e-mail stating: ‘HCA’ any questions relating to the studentships can also be sent to this email address (please mark the subject line of your e-mail: ‘Query’).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 17th February 2014.

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