Lancaster University is pleased to offer several Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships. Research scholarship applications are welcome in any area.
Several Faculty Doctoral Scholarships are available to outstanding UK and International applicants who have applied to undertake doctoral study within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Two of the scholarships are reserved for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants from the UK.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Doctoral Scholarships
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Established in 1964 by royal charter, Lancaster University offers an extensive postgraduate research training program through its four faculties. Its Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a leading center for arts, humanities, and social science research of both disciplinary and interdisciplinary nature. The faculty is home to nine departments and many specialist research centers.
Why study at Lancaster University? Lancaster offers career-oriented undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and prepares students for the modern workplace and a global working environment. All its departments have an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.
Application Deadline: Tuesday 21st March 2023, 17:00 GMT
- University or Organization: Lancaster University
- Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course Level: PhD degree
- Award: Worth up to £17,688 per year for up to 3 years
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Varies
- Nationality: International, including EU and EEA
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: UK students and international students (including EU and EEA). Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants from the UK. The following ethnic groups are considered as BAME: Arab, Asian – Bangladeshi, Asian – Chinese, Asian – Indian, Asian – Other, Asian – Pakistani, Black – African, Black – Caribbean, Black – Other, Gypsy or Traveller, Mixed – White/Black Caribbean, Mixed – White/Black African, Mixed – White and Asian, Mixed – Other, Other – Any other Black or Minority Ethnic Group.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Applications for a scholarship are greeted in the following disciplines of postgraduate study in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
- Creative Writing
- Educational Research
- English Language
- English Literature
- Environment, Culture & Society
- Languages & Cultures
- Gender Studies
- Media & Cultural Studies
- Religious Studies
- Social Anthropology
- Social Work
- Theatre Studies
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
- Applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study a postgraduate doctoral program in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences before applying for a scholarship, and
- Applicants must be due to commence their studies during the 2023-24 academic year.
How to Apply
Before applying for a doctoral scholarship, applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in a department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. They should be due to start their studies between October 2023 and February 2024.
- How to Apply: If applicants wish to be considered for a scholarship, they must complete the Faculty Doctoral Scholarship Application Form 2023-24 and send it to the relevant departmental contact:
- Politics/Philosophy/Religion (PPR): Gillian Taylor [email protected]
- English & Creative Writing: Kelly Camm [email protected]
- Languages & Cultures: Jennifer Hughes [email protected]
- Linguistics & English Language: Peter Davies [email protected] (PhD by Research Only), Elaine Heron [email protected] (PhD by Thesis & Coursework)
- Sociology: [email protected]
- History: Rebecca Sheppard [email protected]
- LICA: Angie Stead, [email protected]
- Educational Research: Alison Sedgwick [email protected]
- Law: Shana Henriques [email protected]
- Supporting Documents: As part of the application, the applicants must submit all the following required documents: An official copy of academic transcripts of previous higher education (college/university) degrees or other courses, two references, at least one must be an academic reference, copies of English language certificate/test results, research proposal, and a personal statement (minimum 100 words) as part of the application process.
- Submit a copy of your passport if you are an international student and need a student visa to study in the UK.
- Admission Requirements: If you are applying for a Practice-based Research PhD you will need to submit a portfolio with your application. In addition to the above requirements, the university requires a PhD Proposal Form.
- Language Requirement: The English language requirements vary depending on the course and department.
- Lancaster University is currently providing £17,688. The cost of the tuition fee plus a maintenance award is equal to the UKRI minimum award.
- This award is subject to satisfactory progress on the applicants’ program and is pro-rata for part-time programs.
- Two of the scholarships are reserved for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants from the UK.