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PhD Studentships 2016-17

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) for the academic year 2016/17.  AHRC doctoral studentships are available to UK and EU residents.  The Faculty is also pleased to offer up to 15 University-funded PhD studentships available to students from within or outside the EU.

To read more on PhD studentships

50% Final Year Undergraduate Continuation Scholarships

Just graduated with a 1st class degree? Congratulations! You can now progress onto a postgraduate course starting in September 2016 and receive UEA’s 50% fee reduction scholarship. Don’t worry if you didn’t gain a 1st class degree, as you’re still eligible for the brilliant 10% UEA Alumni Scholarship as a postgraduate, outlined below. Terms and conditions apply. 

UEA Alumni 10% Scholarships

We highly value our Alumni at UEA, so a 10% fee reduction scholarship is available to graduates looking to stay with us or return for postgraduate study in September 2016. We also offer subject specific scholarships tailored to your course. Follow the Faculty links below that interest you to find specific course funding opportunities. Terms and conditions apply.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Studentships

The Faculty of the Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia is pleased to announce the availability of 4 Home/EU MA funded studentships for entry in 2016/17. For UK residents awards consist of fees (£7,150) and a tax-free maintenance grant (equivalent to Research Councils UK RPM rates which in 2015/16 was £9,681. The 2016/17 figure will be announced soon shortly) and for EU residents awards are on a fees only basis (£7,150). All applicants will be assessed on the merit of their full application (which includes one academic reference). Applicants wishing to be considered for these studentships should apply for a place on a Master's programme in the Faculty by 15 March 2016 and hold an offer by 31 March 2016, therefore early applications are recommended. This funding is part of the University’s commitment to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

MA scholarships 2016-17

For 2016/17 the Faculty is pleased to offer a number of MA scholarships available to students from within or outside the EU in the following Schools of study:

How to apply for MA studentships and scholarships

The Admissions Office administers applications for postgraduate taught degrees. To be considered, applications need to be received by the scholarship deadline. If you are successful in your application to study at the University of East Anglia and your application is considered strong enough, you will automatically be considered for an award. You do not need to make a separate application. 

American Scholarships

  • Two scholarships worth £6,750 towards tuition fee costs
  • Open to American nationals currently registered on a postgraduate research degree in any Faculty.
  • Application deadline: 9am Friday 22 April 2016.
  • Application documents can be downloaded by clicking here.