PhD Studentships 2014-15
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding as partners of the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East (CHASE). CHASE is matching AHRC funding of £17m, will be awarding over 375 AHRC-studentships over a five year period starting in the academic year 2014/15 and is delighted to offer up to 75 studentships for September 2014 entry.
AHRC doctoral studentships are available to UK and EU residents:
- UK residents' awards consist of fees and maintenance
- EU residents' awards are on a fees-only basis.
The Faculty is also pleased to offer up to 10 University-funded PhD studentships available to students from within or outside the EU:
- Faculty studentships cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates), a tax-free maintenance grant (currently £13,726 per year), and a research training support grant
- International students are welcome to apply but must be able to pay the difference between UK/EU fees and international fees.
Areas of study
- American Studies
- Film, Television and Media Studies
- Language and Communication Studies
- Translation Studies
- Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
- Political, Social and International Studies
- Art History and World Art Studies
How to apply for PhD Studentships
- The deadline for applications to be considered for these studentships is Friday 31 January 2014.
- You do not need to make a separate application to be considered for University studentships. Please indicate on your application for admission that you wish to be considered for a studentship.
- NB: The application process for AHRC CHASE studentships is outlined below and applicants are recommended to apply as soon as possible.
- If you have a query about the application procedure, contact the Graduate School Office, email email@example.com or tel +44 (0)1603 591709.
Please visit the web pages for further details about Studentships offered by individual Schools of study within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
How to apply for a CHASE AHRC studentship
CHASE AHRC studentships are open to UK and EU students who meet the residency requirements set out in the AHRC Guide to Student Funding; in addition, before completing your application, please ensure that you have read the CHASE guidance notes for applicants.
If a student has already commenced doctoral study, they may still be eligible for AHRC studentship funding providing they will be studying for at least one more year full-time or 20 months part-time (excluding the writing up period). A student who has already commenced their study on a part-time basis can be supported by the AHRC to continue their studies full-time.
Please note that applicants must apply for a postgraduate place for the specific programme via the standard UEA application method or be a registered student at the University of East Anglia.
Candidates submitting to the CHASE AHRC application process who have not already applied for a postgraduate place at the University will be deemed ineligible.
To apply for CHASE funding at the University of East Anglia candidates must:
Stage 1: Application for a Place of Study Before applying for a CHASE studentship you must apply to study at the University of East Anglia. Please apply using our on-line application system. You must indicate in the funding section of the application that you wish to be considered for a research council studentship.
Stage 2: Application for a CHASE Studentship If you wish to apply for a CHASE Studentship we advise you to discuss this with your proposed supervisor. You will need to request a CHASE studentship application form and relevant guidance documents from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stage 3: CHASE application forms need to be submitted to your proposed supervisor no later than 31 January 2014. When submitting the form to their supervisor applicants are asked to send a copy to: email@example.com
By 4pm on Monday 17 February 2014 all aspects of the funding application must be complete.
Stage 4: All applications will be reviewed by a UEA Preliminary Selection Panel. Shortlisted applicants will be submitted to the CHASE Selection Panels which will meet in March 2014 to decide on the allocation of studentships for 2014-15.
Outcome : All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by 16 April 2014.
Applicants are encouraged to apply by: 31 January 2014 (early application is encouraged)
Student application form returned to supervisor: 31 January 2014
Complete applications for CHASE AHRC funding: 4pm 17 February 2014
Applicants will be notified of the outcome regarding their application by 16 April 2014
If you have any queries please contact: