Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarships 2017-18





Birkbeck School of Arts will award up to 12 fully funded Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarships beginning in 2017/18.

The competition for these awards will be decided on the basis of academic merit, with the results announced in Spring 2017.


We welcome applications from candidates wanting to conduct doctoral research in all areas of the following fields in the School of Arts:
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Arts Management
  • Cultural Studies
  • English and Humanities
  • History of Art, Architecture, Museum Cultures and Photography
  • Film, Screen Media and Television
  • Journalism
  • French and/or German Comparative Literature and Culture
  • Japanese
  • Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Culture
We are also interested to hear from candidates whose proposed research may link to the work of one of our active research centres.

Details of other full awards, such as the competition for Bloomsbury Studentships and specific awards under named calls, will also be listed as they arise. Please check the website for notifications, application procedures and staff contacts.

Eligibility
Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarships are open to Home/EU and International applicants applying for a full-time M.Phil/PhD place within the School of Arts, starting in the 2017/18 academic year.

Applications from Home/EU students for part-time study will also be considered (at an appropriate pro rata rate and extended duration).

Exceptional School of Arts students currently enrolled in their first year of full-time, or first and second year of part-time study are also eligible to apply. Current students will not be required to interview.

Funding
The Birkbeck Postgraduate Research Scholarship awards will include a full fee waiver capped at the value of the full-time Home/EU rate for M.Phil/PhD degrees (currently £4,121), in addition to an annual stipend set at Research Council rates (currently £16,296; pro rata in the case of a part-time award).





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