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AHRC Scholarships for Postgraduate Students at University of Oxford in UK, 2018

Applications are invited for AHRC Scholarships Oxford under the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme. Around 40 AHRC doctoral and up to 10 Master’s awards are available for DPhil,MSt and MPhil degrees programmes at University of Oxford. There are two types of AHRC awards: Full awards cover maintenance, University tuition fees and college fees and Fees-only awards cover University tuition fees and college fees and do not include a maintenance grant.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for MSt and MPhil degrees in the  faculties of Classics, English, History, Languages, Music, Philosophy and Theology and Religion and DPhil programmes in the following faculties and departments: Archaeology, Classics, English, Fine Art, History, Linguistics, Law, Modern Languages, Music, Oriental Studies, Philosophy and Theology.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing masters and doctoral degree program.
Scholarship Provider: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), UK
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility: Eligibility depends on academic and residency criteria:
-Academic criteria: to be eligible for an AHRC doctoral award, you should normally have gained a first degree from a recognised HEI, and you are normally expected to have been awarded, or to be studying for, a Master’s degree or similar postgraduate qualification.
-Residency criteria: to be eligible for an AHRC award, you must be ordinarily resident in the UK (for a full award covering fees and maintenance) or another European Union country (for a fees-only award)

Open for International Students: These AHRC Scholarships Oxford are open for the students of UK (for a full award covering fees and maintenance) or another European Union country (for a fees-only award).

Description: University of OxfordThe University of Oxford has been awarded £14 million towards postgraduate studentships from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The award will provide funding for at least 200 students over the next five years in the form of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). Oxford is one of only two universities which was awarded a DTP without having entered into a consortium. The University was also a partner in two successful subject-specific applications for studentship funding: in Celtic Languages, led by the University of Glasgow, and the Centre for East European Language-Based Area Studies, led by UCL.

Number of award(s): University of Oxford expects to award around 40 AHRC doctoral and up to 10 Master’s awards in 2015-16 under the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) scheme.

Duration of award(s): Masters Awards are available for courses of full-time study that last a minimum of 9 months and a maximum of 21 months, and for part-time study that lasts a minimum of 12 months and a maximum of 48 months, starting on or around 1 October 2015. Doctoral awards will support a minimum of one year and a maximum of three years of full-time study, or a minimum of twenty months and a maximum of six years of part-time study. If you have already received support for postgraduate study or if you have already commenced your doctoral study, the period of your award may be reduced.

What does it cover? There are two types of AHRC awards: Full awards cover maintenance, University tuition fees and college fees and Fees-only awards cover University tuition fees and college fees, and do not include a maintenance grant as follows:
Masters:
-A full Master’s award (for eligible students ordinarily resident in the UK) for full-time study covers the cost of: University tuition fees (at standard rates – up to a maximum of £3,796 in 2014-15). This is the maximum rate set by the Research Councils collectively. The cost of College fees is paid for not by the AHRC, but by the University; A maintenance grant (£9,681 in 2014-15 for 12 months; pro rata for courses which are shorter than 12 months).
-A fees-only award (for eligible students ordinarily resident in an EU country other than the UK) covers the cost of University tuition fees and college fees. The award does not include a maintenance grant. Fees-only award holders may be eligible for additional support towards the costs of fieldwork or study visits and for disabled students’ allowances.
Doctoral:
-A full doctoral award (for eligible students ordinarily resident in the UK) for full-time study covers the cost of: University tuition fees (at standard rates – up to a maximum of £3,996 in 2014-15). This is the maximum rate set by the Research Councils collectively. The cost of College fees is paid for not by the AHRC, but by the University; A maintenance grant (£13,863 in 2014-15 for 12 months of a DPhil programme at the University of Oxford); Additional allowances for disabled students, where appropriate; Additional support towards the costs of fieldwork or study visits for students pursuing doctoral research.
-A fees-only award (for eligible students ordinarily resident in an EU country other than the UK) covers the cost of University tuition fees and college fees. The award does not include a maintenance grant. Fees-only award holders may be eligible for additional support towards the costs of fieldwork or study visits and for disabled students’ allowances.

Selection Criteria: Your AHRC application will be assessed by the relevant University Admitting Body (UAB), i.e. the faculty or department at the University of Oxford which admits students to the course for which you are applying. UABs will select candidates to be nominated for AHRC awards. The University has set up an AHRC DTP Panel, which will manage and monitor the AHRC DTP process and confirm the final awards. Each application is judged on its own merits. The UAB’s assessment is based on information and evidence provided in your application about your ability, aptitude, commitment and preparedness for postgraduate study.

Notification: Your UAB (faculty or department) will inform you whether (a) you will be nominated for anaward, or (b) your name has been put on a reserve list, or (c) you have not been selected for nomination for an AHRC award. We will only be able to inform successful applicants. If you have not heard from us by 30 April you may conclude that you have not been successful on this occasion.

How to Apply: All applicants for admission to a Master’s degree at the University of Oxford who are deemed to meet the AHRC eligibility criteria will be considered for AHRC studentships, based on their application for admission to the University.

Application Deadline: If you wish to be considered for an AHRC studentship, you must apply by the January application deadline.

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