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PhD Home Fee Bursary (Music): Victor Sayer Award

Type of award

Bursary

Managing department

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Value

The award covers home tuition fees.

Specified use

Tuition fees.

Tenable period

The bursary is available for 3 year full-time programmes. Part-time is also available.

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

There will be 1 bursary available.

Funding provider

This award is internal.

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Music

Academic requirements

Applicants must hold or expect to achieve a Masters-level qualification, which we would expect to be at distinction level, or equivalent, and have a first-class Honours degree (or non-UK equivalent).

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

This award can be held alongside other awards.

The bursary is open to new PhD students only.

Application procedure

Applicants must apply via application to the President's Doctoral Scholarship (PDS) Competition and additionally the application form for School Funding, indicating they wish to be considered for subject specific funding. Please submit the online application for a place on your chosen doctoral programme in the School by Friday 20 January 2017 at the latest. All supporting documentation, including references, must be submitted by that date. Please submit the completed application forms by 5pm GMT, Friday 10 February 2017, at the latest. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.

Application form

Additional documentation

Required documentation is as follows:                                                                       

1. PDS and School Funding Application form                                                                                                                 

2. Research proposal                                                                                                                                           

3. Degree certificates and transcripts                                                                                                          

4. References                                                                                                                                 

Selection criteria

Applications will be ranked according to two key criteria: academic track-record, and the quality of the research proposal.

Selection body

Music studentship committee

Closing date

10 Feb 2017

All funding applications must be received by the School by 5pm GMT, Friday 10 February 2017. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm will not be included in the competition.

Decision date

Mid-April 2017

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