ESRC North West Social Science DTP (NWSSDTP) PhD Studentships in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures 2019-20
Type of award
- Faculty of Humanities
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Subject to residential eligibility status, the award covers tuition fees, a maintenance stipend (the annual maintenance stipend for 2018-19 is £14,777), a research training support grant and an opportunity to apply for additional funding towards overseas fieldwork, difficult language training, overseas institutional visits and internships. An additional disability allowance can be provided where appropriate.
Students opting to study part-time will receive a pro-rata maintenance stipend.
Studentships are available on +2, +3 and 1+3 bases for between 24 and 48 months. Part-time studentships are also available. Studentships are available for doctoral study and master's and doctoral study.
For taught master's only (i.e. MA) funding, please see the Master's funding website.
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
A number of awards are available on a competitive basis.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
- Postgraduate taught
- Postgraduate research
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
- Arab World Studies
- Chinese Studies
- East Asian Studies
- Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
- Japanese Studies
- Linguistics and English Language
- Middle Eastern Studies
- Russian and East European Studies
- Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Please refer to the application guidance here: http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/applying/
This funding is available to students from the UK and EU.
Other eligibility criteria
This award is available to existing postgraduate students.
International students may be eligible to apply depending on their residency status. Applicants should check the full residency criteria in the NWSSDTP guidelines here: https://nwssdtpacuk.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/nwssdtp-13-guidance_2019.pdf .
This award is available to postgraduate research students in year one, applying for funding for years two and three of a PhD.
Please refer to the application guidance here: https://nwssdtp.ac.uk/how-to-apply/
How to apply
Please see the application guidance on the NWSSDTP website and submit the ESRC NWSSDTP application form, research proposal, academic transcripts and references to Mrs Joanne Marsh, the Graduate School Senior Research Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm GMT, Monday 4 February 2019 . Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
An online application for admission to the PhD programme at the University of Manchester must be submitted by Monday 14 January 2019. This should be a complete application comprising of an application form and all necessary supporting documents.
In addition to the application form, the following supporting documents are required:
- Research proposal
- Degree certificates and transcripts
ESRC NWSSDTP applications must be submitted to Mrs Joanne Marsh by 5pm GMT, Monday 4 February 2019.
PhD programme applications must be submitted online by Monday 14 January 2019.
Contact details for enquiries
- Mrs Jo Marsh
Senior Postgraduate Research Administrator
Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 2603