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Arts and Humanities Research Council WRoCAH Open Competition Studentships, UK

Are financial barriers holding you back from pursuing your research studies in the UK? If yes, then you must make an application for the PhD Studentships at the University of York offered through the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) for the academic year 2022-2023.

This studentship has been made available to all international and UK national students towards a PhD study at the University of York in the UK. Students with relevant degrees and experience are eligible and awarded tuition fees and stipends.

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This is an amazing program that will provide you with the award of £15,609 along with other wonderful benefits.

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The University of York, ranked 119th by the Times Higher Education ranking for 2019, is a collegiate research university-driven to provide the highest standard of customer satisfaction, value for money, and product quality within a friendly and helpful environment.

Why study at the University of York? It is one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research. The University of York is known for its renowned academic, whose research brings vibrancy and cutting-edge ideas to the teaching students receive at York. It is highly committed to giving a broad demographic of students access to a high-quality, research-intensive learning environment committed to the public good.

Application Deadline: All applications must be submitted by 26th January 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of York
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: £15,609
  • Number of Awards: 45+
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International and UK
  • The award can be taken in the United Kingdom.


  • Eligible Countries: UK citizens and international students can both apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students can apply for PhD projects within the AHRC remit of Histories, Cultures, Heritage, Creative and Performing Arts, and Languages and Literature at York.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must either be a part-time or full-time student.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Admission applications must be made via the university application portal. After submitting the admission applications, students will receive a 9-digit ID number, using which they can make an application for the studentship.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two references
  • Research proposal
  • Samples of written work
  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have a first or 2:1 honors degree or equivalent or a Masters-level qualification.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic and Indicator)
  • PTE Academic
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
  • TOEFL IBT (internet-based and special home edition) (TOEFL MyBest score is not acceptable for meeting the English language requirement)
  • Trinity ISE
  • Duolingo


The University of York will select the students who will be provided a £15,609 stipend and a tuition fee for the PhD study undertaken.

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