Wednesday, April 20, 2016

University of Birmingham Postgraduate Studentships in Modern Greek Studies 2016-2017

Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, three postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture.

Level of Study: Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area: Classics and Ancient History, Modern Languages and Cultures
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: Charity/Trust
Deadline for applying: 17/06/2016

Prospective candidates may contact Professor Dimitris Tziovas by email for advice on research topics for which supervision is available. 

Value of Award
The studentships will cover University tuition fees for one year only (at the rate applicable to UK and EU students) and may be applied for annually subject to a satisfactory progress report.  Subsistence costs will not be covered.  

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should have a first class or upper second class degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.  To apply for PhD, candidates should also have completed, or be completing, a master’s degree in a relevant subject.  Applicants will be asked to provide a detailed research proposal, two references and a transcript of qualifications.

How to Apply
You are strongly advised to send in your application to study as soon as possible applications for funding will not be considered without an application for study.

Applications for the studentships must be returned by Friday, 17th June 2016

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